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bimaculatus, Labrus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:285 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] [In Mediterraneo] (erroneous, is Brazil). Holotype (unique): NRM 7 from Brazil. Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:253-254 [ref. 20707]. Opinion 1954 in June 2000 established that bimaculatus is the type species of Cichlasoma and bimaculatus is a species of cichlid fishes. On the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology. •Valid as Labrus bimaculatus (Linnaeus 1758) in Labridae (Bauchot & Quignard 1973:426 [ref. 7204], Lee et al. 1980:764 [ref. 22416], Quignard & Pras in Whitehead et al. 1986:927 [ref. 13676], Gomon & Forsyth 1990:875 [ref. 19219], Porteiro et al. 1996:30 [ref. 23330], Santos et al. 1997:96 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:95 [ref. 24952], Fricke 1999:44 [ref. 24101]). •Synonym of Labrus bimaculatus Linnaeus 1758 -- (Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:111 [ref. 26753]). •Valid as Cichlasoma bimaculatum (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:253 [ref. 20707], Kullander 1983:65 [ref. 8319], Kullander & Nijssen 1989:131 [ref. 14136], Page & Burr 1991:332 [ref. 18983], Torelli et al. 1997:70 [ref. 24612] as bimaculatus, Fuller et al. 1999:419 [ref. 25838], Keith et al. 2000:216 [ref. 24547], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:622 [ref. 27061], Nelson et al. 2004:151 [ref. 27807], Scharpf 2009:5 [ref. 30400], Page & Burr 2011:611 [ref. 31215], Ottoni 2011:335 [ref. 31675], Page et al. 2013:156 [ref. 32708], Sarmiento et al. 2014:189 [ref. 35004], see DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[29] [ref. 35679], Robins et al. 2018:372 [ref. 35886]). Current status: Valid as Cichlasoma bimaculatum (Linnaeus 1758). Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Distribution: South America: Brazil, Bolivia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela; established in Florida, U.S.A. Habitat: freshwater.