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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Hypselecara

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Fürderer, H.

South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Hypselecara coryphaenoides (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Fürderer, H.
 
Hypselecara coryphaenoides
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Photo by Fox, A.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Hypselecara temporalis (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Fox, A.
 
Hypselecara temporalis
[Emerald cichlid]
2 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Hypselecara
(Cichlids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1840 Hypselecara coryphaenoides South America 16 SL
1862 Hypselecara temporalis Emerald cichlid South America 15 SL



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