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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cichliformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Geophaginae
Genus: Dicrossus

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South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Dicrossus filamentosus (Ladiges, 1958)

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Dicrossus filamentosus
[Chessboard cichlid]



South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Dicrossus foirni Römer, Hahn & Vergara, 2010

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Dicrossus foirni
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South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Dicrossus gladicauda Schindler & Staeck, 2008

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Dicrossus gladicauda
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South America
Max. Length 6 cm
Dicrossus maculatus Steindachner, 1875

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Dicrossus maculatus
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Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Dicrossus warzeli
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dicrossus filamentosus Chessboard cichlid South America 3.8 SL 1958
Dicrossus foirni South America 7.1 SL 2010
Dicrossus gladicauda South America 4.2 SL 2008
Dicrossus maculatus South America 6 1875
Dicrossus warzeli South America 6 SL 2010



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