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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Geophaginae
Genus: Satanoperca

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Satanoperca acuticeps Sharphead eartheater South America 17 SL 1840
Satanoperca daemon Threespot eartheater South America 17 SL 1840
Satanoperca jurupari Demon eartheater South America 18.5 SL 1840
Satanoperca leucosticta South America 15 SL 1849
Satanoperca lilith South America 25.5 SL 1988
Satanoperca mapiritensis South America 14 SL 1950
Satanoperca pappaterra Pantanal eartheater South America 27.5 TL 1840
Satanoperca rhynchitis South America 14.1 SL 2012



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