Genera list

Heros


Heros appendiculatus
appendiculatus

Heros efasciatus
efasciatus

Heros notatus
notatus

Heros severus
severus

Heros sp. \'red shoulders\'
sp. 'red shoulders'

Heros spurius
spurius

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Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Heroini

Genus
Heros

Status
valid


Male from the Lower Rio Negro Heros efasciatus male from the Lower Rio Negro [Peru] in the aquarium of Wolfgang Staeck [Germany].Photo by Wolfgang Staeck. determiner Wolfgang StaeckClick to enlarge

Heros efasciatus Heckel, 1840


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Original description as Heros efasciatus:

  • Heckel, Johann Jakob. 1840. "Johann Natterer's neue Flussfische Brasilien's nach den Beobachtungen und Mittheilungen des Entdeckers beschrieben (Erste Abtheilung, Die Labroiden)". Annalen des Wiener Museums der Naturgeschichte. pp 325-471 (crc00007)

Synonyms (3):

Conservation: Heros efasciatus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.