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Re: Dwarf Cichlid question

In a message dated 12/01/02 21:11:35 GMT Standard Time, puravida@gmx.at 

> As I have seen in my books, the right name for both is Mikrogeophagus with k
>  not c ramirezi and altispinosa.

However, k is not used in latin, so correctly it should be Micro (although in 
latin c is pronounced hard - like k).  Genus names are always latinised. The 
only exception for using k in latin names are where the Species name is named 
after a person who's name contained a k - for example: Firemouth Cichlid - 
Thoricthys meeki - named after Meek?

Alan W

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