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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Geophaginae
Genus: Satanoperca

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South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Satanoperca acuticeps (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Satanoperca acuticeps
[Sharphead eartheater]



South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Satanoperca daemon (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Bednarczuk, R
 
Satanoperca daemon
[Threespot eartheater]



South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Satanoperca jurupari (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Irtz, P.
 
Satanoperca jurupari
[Demon eartheater]



South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Satanoperca leucosticta (Müller & Troschel, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Bednarczuk, R
 
Satanoperca leucosticta
[]



South America
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL
Satanoperca lilith Kullander & Ferreira, 1988

Photo by Photo by Santos et al, 2006
 
Satanoperca lilith
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South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Satanoperca mapiritensis (Fernández-Yépez, 1950)

Photo by Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Satanoperca mapiritensis
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South America
Max. Length 27.5 cm TL
Satanoperca pappaterra (Heckel, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Satanoperca pappaterra
[Pantanal eartheater]
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Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Satanoperca rhynchitis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Satanoperca acuticeps Sharphead eartheater South America 17 SL 1840
Satanoperca daemon Threespot eartheater South America 17 SL 1840
Satanoperca jurupari Demon eartheater South America 18.5 SL 1840
Satanoperca leucosticta South America 15 SL 1849
Satanoperca lilith South America 25.5 SL 1988
Satanoperca mapiritensis South America 14 SL 1950
Satanoperca pappaterra Pantanal eartheater South America 27.5 TL 1840
Satanoperca rhynchitis South America 14.1 SL 2012



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