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Table 3 Recommendations for a provisional revised alpha taxonomy of Cichla

From: Simultaneous delimitation of species and quantification of interspecific hybridization in Amazonian peacock cichlids (genus cichla) using multi-locus data

mtDNA clade Described species Recommendation
A Cicha temensis consider valid
  C. piquiti consider valid
  C. melaniae consider valid
  C. mirianae consider valid*
  C. vazzoleri synonymize with C. pinima
  C. thyrorus synonymize with C. pinima
  C. jariina synonymize with C. pinima
B1 C. ocellaris consider valid*
  C. monoculus synonymize with C. ocellaris*
  C. nigromaculata synonymize with C. ocellaris*
  C. kelberi synonymize with C. ocellaris*
  C. pleiozona synonymize with C. ocellaris*
B2 C. orinocensis consider valid
  C. intermedia consider valid*
  1. Described species follow [25]. *May warrant further recognition of evolutionarily significant units.