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Cichlasoma bartoni (Bean 1892)


Currently Accepted Name: Herichthys bartoni (Bean 1892)

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Acanthopterygii
Series : Percomorpha
Order : Perciformes
Suborder : Labroidei
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Cichlasoma
Species : bartoni

Selected Name

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Name: Cichlasoma bartoni
Author: (Bean 1892)
Genus: Cichlasoma
Species: bartoni

Current Name

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Current Name: Herichthys bartoni
Current Author: (Bean 1892)
Current Genus: Herichthys
Current Species: bartoni
Current Summary: Herichthys bartoni (Bean 1892) Cichlidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Acara bartoni
Original Author: Bean 1892
Original Genus Species: Acara bartoni
Original Genus: Acara
Original Species: bartoni

Original Description

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Original Name:Acara bartoni Bean 1892
Reference: [ref. 14505]
Journal Acronym: PUSNM
Journal: Proceedings of the United States National Museum
Article: Notes on fishes collected in Mexico by Prof. Alfredo Dugès, with descriptions of new species.
Citation: v. 15 (no. 903)
Pages: 283-287
Drawings: Pl. 44
Text Page: 286
Illustrations: Pl. 44 (fig. 3)
Type Locality: Hauzteca Potosina, n. San Luis Potosi State, Mexico.
Primary Type: Lectotype: USNM 43765
Types: Paralectotypes: USNM 43765 (3 of 4).
Comments: Lectotype established (as figured specimen) in caption to Pl. 232, p. 3281 in Jordan & Evermann 1900 [ref. 2446] if figured specimen is identifiable.


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* Valid as Cichlasoma bartoni (Bean 1892).

Conkel 1993 - [ref. 22949] - Cichlids of North & Central America. Page: 115

Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993 - [ref. 22290] - Listados faunísticos de México. III. Los peces dulceacuícolas Mexicanos. Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México. Page: 65

Nelson et al. 2004 - [ref. 27807] - Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Sixth Edition. American Fisheries Society, Special Publ. 29. Bethesda, Maryland. Page: 151

Miller 2005 - [ref. 28615] - Freshwater Fishes of México. Page: 363

* Valid as Nandopsis bartoni (Bean 1892).

Burgess 2000 - [ref. 24818] - The *Cichlasoma* story. *Herichthys*, the break-up. Page: 48

* Valid as Herichthys bartoni (Bean 1892).

Kullander in Reis et al. 2003 - [ref. 27061] - Check list of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America. Page: 635

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Fresh
Habitat: demersal
Depth Range: No depth range available.
Distribution: Headwaters of Verde River, Atlantic Slope of Mexico.


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Maximum Length: 180mm(SL)
7.09" (SL)


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Cichlasoma bartoni (Bean 1892)
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Acara bartoni Bean 1892original combinationNo


Common Names

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Common NameUsed InLanguage
Barton's cichlidFishWiseEnglish
Barton's cichlidUSAEnglish
Media Luna cichlidAFSEnglish
mojarra caracoleraAFSSpanish
Mojarra caracoleraMexicoSpanish

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Distribution of Herichthys bartoni

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