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Taxon: Family Cichlidae - cichlids (fish)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa Lang, O'Kelly, Nerad, Gray & Burger, 2002
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
                                   Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
                                     Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                       Superphylum Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - deuterostomes
                                         [crown] Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                             [crown] Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                                 Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                   Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                     Class Actinopterygii Woodward, 1891 - ray-finned fishes
                                                       [crown] Actinopteri Cope, 1871
                                                         Subclass Neopterygii Regan, 1923
                                                           Infraclass Teleostei Müller, 1845
                                                             Supercohort Teleocephala de Pinna, 1996
                                                               Clupeocephala
                                                                 Cohort Euteleosteomorpha (Greenwood et al., 1966)
                                                                   Subcohort Neoteleostei Nelson, 1969
                                                                     Infracohort Eurypterygia (Rosen, 1973)
                                                                       Section Ctenosquamata Rosen, 1973
                                                                         Subsection Acanthomorphata (Rosen, 1973)
                                                                           Euacanthomorpha (Johnson & Patterson, 1993)
                                                                             Holacanthopterygii Johnson & Patterson, 1993
                                                                               Acanthopterygii Rosen & Patterson, 1969
                                                                                 Euacanthopterygii
                                                                                   Division Percomorphacea Wiley & Johnson, 2010
                                                                                     Order Labriformes incertae sedis
                                                                                       Family Cichlidae - cichlids
                                                                                         Genus Acarichthys Eigenmann, 1912 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Acaronia Myers, 1940
                                                                                         Genus Aequidens
                                                                                         Genus Alticorpus Stauffer & McKaye, 1988
                                                                                         Genus Altolamprologus Poll, 1986
                                                                                         Genus Amphilophus Agassiz, 1857
                                                                                         Genus Anomalochromis Greenwood, 1985 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Apistogrammoides Meinken, 1965 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Aristochromis Trewavas, 1935 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Astatoreochromis Pellegrin, 1904
                                                                                         Genus Astatotilapia Pellegrin, 1904 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Astronotus Swainson, 1839
                                                                                         Genus Aulonocara Regan, 1922
                                                                                         Genus Aulonocranus Regan, 1920 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Australoheros Rícan & Kullander, 2006
                                                                                         Genus Baileychromis Poll, 1986 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Bathybates Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Benthochromis Poll, 1986
                                                                                         Genus Biotodoma C.H. Eigenmann & C.H. Kennedy, 1903
                                                                                         Genus Biotoecus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
                                                                                         Genus Boulengerochromis Pellegrin, 1904 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Buccochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Bujurquina
                                                                                         Genus Callochromis Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Caprichromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Caquetaia
                                                                                         Genus Cardiopharynx Poll, 1942 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Chaetobranchopsis Steindachner, 1875
                                                                                         Genus Chaetobranchus Heckel, 1840
                                                                                         Genus Chalinochromis Poll, 1974
                                                                                         Genus Champsochromis Boulenger, 1916
                                                                                         Genus Cheilochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Chetia Trewavas, 1961
                                                                                         Genus Chilochromis Boulenger, 1902 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Chilotilapia Boulenger, 1908 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Chromidotilapia Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Cichla Schneider, 1801
                                                                                         Genus Cichlasoma Swainson, 1839
                                                                                         Genus Cleithracara Kullander & Nijssen, 1989 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Congochromis Stiassny & Schliewen, 2007
                                                                                         Genus Copadichromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Corematodus Boulenger, 1897
                                                                                         Genus Crenicara Steindachner, 1875
                                                                                         Genus Crenicichla Heckel, 1840
                                                                                         Genus Ctenochromis Pfeffer, 1893
                                                                                         Genus Ctenopharynx Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Cunningtonia Boulenger, 1906 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Cyathochromis Trewavas, 1935 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Cyathopharynx Regan, 1920 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Cyclopharynx Poll, 1948
                                                                                         Genus Cynotilapia Regan, 1921
                                                                                         Genus Cyphotilapia Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Cyprichromis Scheuermann, 1977
                                                                                         Genus Cyrtocara Boulenger, 1902 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Danakilia [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Dicrossus Kullander, 1990
                                                                                         Genus Dimidiochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Diplotaxodon Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                         Genus Divandu Lamboj & Snoeks, 2000 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Docimodus Boulenger, 1897
                                                                                         Genus Eclectochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Ectodus Boulenger, 1898 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Enantiopus Boulenger, 1906 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Eretmodus Boulenger, 1898 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Etia Schliewen & Stiassny, 2003 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Etroplus Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1830
                                                                                         Genus Exochochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Fossorochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Genyochromis Trewavas, 1935 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Subfamily Geophaginae
                                                                                         Genus Geophagus Heckel, 1840
                                                                                         Genus Gephyrochromis Boulenger, 1901
                                                                                         Genus Gnathochromis Poll, 1981
                                                                                         Genus Gobiocichla Kanazawa, 1951
                                                                                         Genus Grammatotria Boulenger, 1899 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Greenwoodochromis Poll, 1983
                                                                                         Genus Guianacara Kullander & Nijssen, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Gymnogeophagus Miranda-Ribeiro, 1918
                                                                                         Genus Haplochromis Hilgendorf, 1888
                                                                                         Genus Haplotaxodon Boulenger, 1906
                                                                                         Genus Hemibates Regan, 1920 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Hemichromis Peters, 1857
                                                                                         Genus Hemitaeniochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Hemitilapia Boulenger, 1902 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Herichthys Baird & Girard, 1854
                                                                                         Genus Heroina Kullander, 1996 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Heterochromis Regan, 1922 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Hoplarchus Kaup, 1860 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Hoplotilapia Hilgendorf, 1888 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Hypselecara Kullander, 1986
                                                                                         Genus Iodotropheus Oliver & Laiselle, 1972
                                                                                         Genus Iranocichla Coad, 1982 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Julidochromis Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Konia Trewavas, Green & Corbet, 1972
                                                                                         Genus Krobia Kullander & Nijssen, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Labeotropheus Ahl, 1927
                                                                                         Genus Labidochromis Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                         Genus Laetacara Kullander, 1986
                                                                                         Genus Lamprologus Schilthuis, 1890
                                                                                         Genus Lepidiolamprologus Pellegrin, 1903
                                                                                         Genus Lestradea Poll, 1943
                                                                                         Genus Lethrinops Regan, 1922
                                                                                         Genus Lichnochromis Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                         Genus Limbochromis
                                                                                         Genus Limnochromis Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Limnotilapia Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Lobochilotes Boulenger, 1915
                                                                                         Genus Macropleurodus Regan, 1922
                                                                                         Genus Maravichromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Mazarunia Kullander, 1990
                                                                                         Genus Mchenga Stauffer & Konings, 2006
                                                                                         Genus Melanochromis Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                         Genus Mesonauta Günther, 1862
                                                                                         Genus Microchromis Johnson, 1975 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Myaka Trewavas, Green & Corbet, 1972 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Mylochromis Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Naevochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Nannacara
                                                                                         Genus Nanochromis Pellegrin, 1904
                                                                                         Genus Neochromis Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Neolamprologus
                                                                                         Genus Nimbochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Nyassachromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Ophthalmotilapia Pellegrin, 1904
                                                                                         Genus Oreochromis Günther, 1889
                                                                                         Genus Orthochromis Greenwood, 1954
                                                                                         Genus Otopharynx Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Oxylapia Kiener & Mauge, 1966 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Pallidochromis Turner, 1994 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Parachromis
                                                                                         Genus Paracyprichromis Poll, 1986
                                                                                         Genus Paralabidochromis Greenwood, 1956 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Parananochromis
                                                                                         Genus Paraneetroplus Regan, 1905
                                                                                         Genus Paratilapia Bleeker, 1868
                                                                                         Genus Paretroplus Bleeker, 1868
                                                                                         Genus Pelmatochromis Steindachner, 1894
                                                                                         Genus Pelvicachromis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1968
                                                                                         Genus Perissodus Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Petenia Günther, 1862 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Petrochromis Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Petrotilapia Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                         Genus Pharyngochromis
                                                                                         Genus Placidochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Platytaeniodus Boulenger, 1906 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Plecodus Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Protomelas Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Subfamily Pseudocrenilabrinae
                                                                                         Genus Pseudocrenilabrus Fowler, 1935
                                                                                         Genus Pseudosimochromis Nelissen, 1977 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Pseudotropheus Regan, 1921
                                                                                         Genus Pterochromis Trewavas, 1973 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Pterophyllum Heckel, 1840
                                                                                         Genus Ptychochromis Steindachner, 1880
                                                                                         Genus Ptychochromoides Kiener & Mauge, 1966
                                                                                         Genus Pungu Trewavas et al., 1972, nom. nov. [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Pyxichromis Greenwood, 1980
                                                                                         Genus Reganochromis Whitley, 1929 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Retroculus Eigenmann & Bray, 1894
                                                                                         Genus Rhamphochromis Regan, 1922
                                                                                         Genus Sargochromis Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Sarotherodon Rüppell, 1852
                                                                                         Genus Satanoperca Heckel
                                                                                         Genus Schubotzia Boulenger, 1914 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Schwetzochromis Poll, 1948 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Sciaenochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Serranochromis
                                                                                         Genus Simochromis Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Spathodus Boulenger, 1900
                                                                                         Genus Steatocranus Boulenger, 1899
                                                                                         Genus Stigmatochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Stomatepia Trewavas, 1962
                                                                                         Genus Symphysodon Heckel, 1840
                                                                                         Genus Taeniacara Myers, 1935 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Taeniochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Taeniolethrinops Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Tahuantinsuyoa Kullander, 1986
                                                                                         Genus Tangachromis Poll, 1981 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Tanganicodus Poll, 1950 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Teleocichla Kullander, 1988
                                                                                         Genus Teleogramma Boulenger, 1899
                                                                                         Genus Telmatochromis Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Theraps Günther, 1862
                                                                                         Genus Thoracochromis Greenwood, 1979
                                                                                         Genus Thorichthys Meek, 1904
                                                                                         Genus Thysochromis Daget, 1988
                                                                                         Genus Tilapia Smith, 1840
                                                                                         Genus Tomocichla Regan, 1908
                                                                                         Genus Tramitichromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Trematocara Boulenger, 1899
                                                                                         Genus Trematocranus Trewavas, 1935
                                                                                         Genus Triglachromis Poll & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1974 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Tristramella Trewavas, 1942
                                                                                         Genus Tropheus Boulenger, 1898
                                                                                         Genus Tylochromis Regan, 1920
                                                                                         Genus Tyrannochromis Eccles & Trewavas, 1989
                                                                                         Genus Uaru Heckel, 1840
                                                                                         Genus Variabilichromis [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Vieja
                                                                                         Genus Xenochromis Boulenger, 1899 [monotypic]
                                                                                         Genus Xenotilapia Boulenger, 1899
                                                                                         1 Tribe Heroini

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