Adult in the aquarium
Adult of Vieja maculicauda in the aquarium of Willem Heijns [Netherlands].Photo by Willem Heijns. determiner Willem Heijns

Family
Cichlidae

Sub-family
Cichlinae

Tribe
Therapsini

Genus
Vieja

Status
valid


Curator

Published:

Last updated on:
08-Jul-2009

Vieja maculicauda Regan, 1905

Boca colorada; El Espinoso; Palometa; Pis Pis; Vieja.


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Original description as Cichlosoma maculicauda:

ZooBank:16C52206-62D0-447D-9619-83387643B117.

  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1905. "A revision of the fishes of the American cichlid genus Cichlosoma and of the allied genera". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. (Ser. 7) vol. 16; pp 60-77; 225-243; 316-340; 433-445 (crc00042)

Synonyms (3):

Conservation: Vieja maculicauda is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).