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

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11 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL

 
Gymnogeophagus australis
[Uruguayan eartheater]

Photo by Casacuberta, M.

South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Gymnogeophagus balzanii (Perugia, 1891)

Photo by Casacuberta, M.
 
Gymnogeophagus balzanii
[Argentine humphead]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Gymnogeophagus caaguazuensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Gymnogeophagus che
[]

Photo by Braun, A.S.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Gymnogeophagus gymnogenys (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Braun, A.S.
 
Gymnogeophagus gymnogenys
[Smooth-cheek eartheater]

Photo by Casacuberta, M.

South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Gymnogeophagus labiatus (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Casacuberta, M.
 
Gymnogeophagus labiatus
[Earth eater]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Gymnogeophagus lacustris
[]

Photo by Loureiro, M.

South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Gymnogeophagus meridionalis Reis & Malabarba, 1988

Photo by Loureiro, M.
 
Gymnogeophagus meridionalis
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus
[Stripefin eartheater]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Gymnogeophagus setequedas
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL
Gymnogeophagus tiraparae González-Bergonzoni, Loureiro & Oviedo, 2009

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Gymnogeophagus tiraparae
[]
11 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Gymnogeophagus
(Cichlids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1907 Gymnogeophagus australis Uruguayan eartheater South America 15.5 TL
1891 Gymnogeophagus balzanii Argentine humphead South America 12 SL
2006 Gymnogeophagus caaguazuensis South America 8.6 SL
2000 Gymnogeophagus che South America 11.6 SL
1870 Gymnogeophagus gymnogenys Smooth-cheek eartheater South America 15 SL
1870 Gymnogeophagus labiatus Earth eater South America 12 SL
1988 Gymnogeophagus lacustris South America 14.6 SL
1988 Gymnogeophagus meridionalis South America 8.8 SL
1870 Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus Stripefin eartheater South America 12 SL
1992 Gymnogeophagus setequedas South America 9.8 SL
2009 Gymnogeophagus tiraparae South America 10.0 SL



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