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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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godmanni, Heros Günther [A.] 1862:296 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 4; ref. 1969] Río Cahabon, Guatemala. Syntypes: BMNH 1864.1.26 [or 2].49-50 (2). Specific name clearly spelled godmanni, maybe named after the collector Godman, but not explicitly stated in the text. So not to be emended. Günther also named Pimelodus godmanni with nn. •Valid as Cichlasoma godmanni (Günther 1862) -- (Conkel 1993:154 [ref. 22949], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:197 [ref. 22947] as godmani in main heading). •Valid as Vieja godmanni (Günther 1862) -- (Burgess 2000:50 [ref. 24818], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:645 [ref. 27061], McMahan et al. 2010:1299 [ref. 31111]). •Valid as Theraps godmanni (Günther 1862) -- (McMahan et al. 2015:221 [ref. 33920]). •Valid as Chuco godmanni (Günther 1862) -- (Říčan et al. 2016:43 [ref. 34357]). Current status: Valid as Chuco godmanni (Günther 1862). Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Distribution: Atlantic slope of Guatemala. Habitat: freshwater.

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