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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Cichlidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
CICHLIDAE
Recognized by Conabio
Cichlidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, NMNH Fishes, AnAge, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Conabio, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, EOL authors, IABIN, IUCN, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Austria Species List, Barbados Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bolivia Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chad Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Eritrea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Gambia Species List, Ghana Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Hong Kong Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Liberia Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Mauritania Species List, Mauritius Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, Norway Species List, Oman Species List, Palau Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Somalia Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tunisia Species List, Uganda Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uruguay Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Environments EOL, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of Thailand Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Persian Gulf Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, South China Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List

Alternative Names

Allochromis Greenwood 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coelotilapia Dunz & Schliewen 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Copora Fernández-Yépez 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dicrossus Kullander 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Enantiopus Boulenger 1906
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gaurochromis Greenwood 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hoplotilapia Hilgendorf 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ivanacara Römer & Hahn 2007
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lithochromis Lippitsch & Seehausen 1998
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Macropleurodus Regan 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Maravichromis Eccles & Trewavas 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mbipia Lippitsch & Seehausen 1998
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mbuna
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nannochromis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neochromis Regan 1920
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nosferatu De
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oreochromis Carnevale et al. 2003
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeochromis Sauvage 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paralabidochromis Greenwood 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platytaeniodus Boulenger 1906
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesioheros Perez, Malabarba & del Papa 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pundamilia Seehausen & Lippitsch 1998
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pyxichromis Greenwood 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Satanoperca Heckel
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schubotzia Boulenger 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tremembichthys da Silva Santos & Santos 1993
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tritamella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tyloschromis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Yssichromis Greenwood 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Cichlids
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
cichlids and tilapias preferred
cichlid
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Arabic

بلطية preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Tsixlosomlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Ziklido preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

ciklider preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bosnian

Ciklidi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

цихлиди preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Cíclid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Ciklidi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

vrubozubcovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Ciclider preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

cichliden preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Cikledoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Kirjoahvenet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

French

Galician

Cíclidos preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Buntbarsche preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Κιχλίδες preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

אמנוניים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

सिक्लिड preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Bölcsőszájúhal-félék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Síklíðaætt preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

シクリッド preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
カワスズメ科 preferred
Recognized by piaf and admin

Lithuanian

Daugiaspalvės ešeržuvės preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

циклиди preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malay

Cichlid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Mongolian

Циклид preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian

Ciklidar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Occitan (post 1500)

Ciclids preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

سیکلید preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

pielęgnicowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

цихловые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

Ciklidi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Ciklidi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Cichlidovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

tilapias y mojarras de agua dulce preferred

Swedish

Ciklider preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์ปลาหมอสี preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Çiklitgiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Цихлові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Cá hoàng đế preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Bar

Buntschroutzen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: De Ch

Buntbarsche preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: En Ca

Cichlid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: En Gb

Cichlid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Mrj

Цихлидвлӓ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Cichlidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Osteichthyes
Actinopterygii
Neopterygii
Teleostei
Euteleostei
Neoteleostei
Acanthopterygii
Cichliformes
Cichlidae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Osteichthyes
Actinopterygii
Actinopteri
Neopterygii
Teleostei
Osteoglossocephalai
Clupeocephala
Euteleosteomorpha
Neoteleostei
Eurypterygia
Ctenosquamata
Acanthomorphata
Euacanthomorphacea
Percomorphaceae
Ovalentaria
Cichlomorphae
Cichliformes
Cichlidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
Cichlidae (this page)
233 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy

Animalia
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Actinopterygii
Teleostei
Acanthopterygii
Perciformes
Labroidei
Cichlidae (this page)

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
Cichlidae (this page)
21 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Chordata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
130 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.