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motaguensis, Heros Günther [A.] 1867:602 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1866 (pt 3); ref. 1984] Río Motagua, Guatemala (Atlantic Slope). Syntypes: (5) BMNH 1865.4.29.68-70 (3 or 4), 1865.6.10.12 (1). Described in more detail in Günther 1868:462, Pl. 77 (fig. 2) [ref. 1994]. •Valid as Cichlasoma motaguense (Günther 1867) -- (Conkel 1993:124 [ref. 22949], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:68 [ref. 22290], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:201 [ref. 22947], Nelson et al. 2004:152 [ref. 27807]). •Valid as Parachromis motaguensis (Günther 1867) -- (Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:640 [ref. 27061], 363 [ref. 28615], Matamoros et al. 2009:22 [ref. 31241], McMahan et al. 2013:452 [ref. 32422], Page et al. 2013:157 [ref. 32708], Page et al. 2013:156 [ref. 32708], Říčan et al. 2016:32 [ref. 34357], González-Murcia et al. 2019:295 [ref. 36544]). Current status: Valid as Parachromis motaguensis (Günther 1867). Cichlidae: Cichlinae. Distribution: Central America: El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.