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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Amatitlania

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Central America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Amatitlania altoflava (Allgayer, 2001)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Amatitlania altoflava
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Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Amatitlania coatepeque
[]
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Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Amatitlania kanna
[]



Central America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Amatitlania myrnae (Loiselle, 1997)

Photo by Photo by DATZ
 
Amatitlania myrnae
[]



Central America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Amatitlania nanolutea (Allgayer, 1994)

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Amatitlania nanolutea
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Central America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amatitlania nigrofasciata (Günther, 1867)

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Amatitlania nigrofasciata
[Convict cichlid]



Central America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Amatitlania sajica (Bussing, 1974)

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Amatitlania sajica
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Central America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Amatitlania septemfasciata (Regan, 1908)

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Amatitlania septemfasciata
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Central America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Amatitlania siquia Schmitter-Soto, 2007

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Amatitlania siquia
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amatitlania altoflava Central America 9 SL 2001
Amatitlania coatepeque Central America 9.1 SL 2007
Amatitlania kanna Central America 8.3 SL 2007
Amatitlania myrnae Central America 8 SL 1997
Amatitlania nanolutea Central America 6.4 SL 1994
Amatitlania nigrofasciata Convict cichlid Central America 10 SL 1867
Amatitlania sajica Central America 9 SL 1974
Amatitlania septemfasciata Central America 10 SL 1908
Amatitlania siquia Central America 7.9 SL 2007



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