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South Americans reaching Central America
By Michi Tobler, 2005.
last updated on 18-Aug-2005
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Some species from South American cichlid groups can be found in the southern part of Central America with one species reaching Costa Rica. These cichlid usually are not considered as Central Americans, but are listed here for the sake of completeness:
Aequidens coeruleopunctatus (Kner, 1863)
|Atlantic slope of Panama, reaches the Coto river on the Pacific versant of Costa Rica||C|
Geophagus crassilabris Steindachner, 1876
|Atlantic and Pacific versant of Panama||C|
"Cichlasoma" atromaculatum (Regan, 1905)
|Columbia and Province San Blas on the Atlantic versant of Panama||C|
"Cichlasoma" umbriferum Meek & Hildebrand, 1913
|Pacific versant of Panama (Rio Sambu, Rio Tuira, Rio Chucunaque)||C|
© Copyright 2005 Michi Tobler, all rights reserved
Tobler, Michi. (August 18, 2005). "South Americans reaching Central America". The Cichlid Room Companion. Retrieved on May 25, 2013, from: http://www.cichlidae.com/section.php?id=46.