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

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Prins, E.

South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Pterophyllum altum Pellegrin, 1903

Photo by Prins, E.
 
Pterophyllum altum
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Pterophyllum leopoldi (Gosse, 1963)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pterophyllum leopoldi
[]

Photo by Maceda, A.

South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Pterophyllum scalare (Schultze, 1823)

Photo by Maceda, A.
 
Pterophyllum scalare
[Freshwater angelfish]
3 Species of Family Cichlidae with Genus Pterophyllum
(Cichlids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1903 Pterophyllum altum South America 18 TL
1963 Pterophyllum leopoldi South America 5 SL
1823 Pterophyllum scalare Freshwater angelfish South America 7.5 SL



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