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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Geophaginae
Genus: Biotodoma

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Biotodoma cupido (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Biotodoma cupido
[Greenstreaked eartheater]

Photo by Hagblom, F.

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Biotodoma wavrini (Gosse, 1963)

Photo by Hagblom, F.
 
Biotodoma wavrini
[Orinoco eartheater]
2 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Biotodoma
(Cichlids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1840 Biotodoma cupido Greenstreaked eartheater South America 9.7 SL
1963 Biotodoma wavrini Orinoco eartheater South America 10 SL



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