Adult in the aquarium
Cichlasoma bimaculatum from a pond in the forest of Malgaches [French Guyana].Photo by Fabien Naneix.

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Cichlasomatini

Genus
Cichlasoma

Status
valid


Cichlasoma bimaculatum (Linnaeus, 1758)


Original description as Labrus bimaculatus:

ZooBank:48494C49-45D0-41A3-A46C-B5D330F7447E.

  • Linnaeus, Carolus. 1758. "Systema Naturae, Ed. X.". Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. 10 i-ii + pp. 1-824 (crc00310)

Synonyms (1):

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

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