Amatitlania nigrofasciata

Amatitlania nigrofasciata


Taxonavigation: Cichliformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria
Superordo: Cichlomorphae
Ordo: Cichliformes

Familia: Cichlidae
Subfamilia: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Amatitlania
Species: Amatitlania nigrofasciata


  • Amatitlania nigrofasciata (Günther, 1867: 601)
    • Lectotype: BMNH 1865.4.19.76
    • Type locality: Lake Amatitlán, Guatemala


  • Archocentrus nigrofasciatus
  • Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum
  • Claustroheros nigrofasciatus
  • Cryptoheros nigrofasciatus
  • Heros nigrofasciatus (original combination)

Primary referencesEdit

  • Günther, A.G 1867: Memoir on the fishes of the states of Central America, founded upon specimens collected in the fresh and marine waters of various parts of that country by Messrs. Salvin and Godman and Capt. J.M. Dow. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1866: 600–604. BHL