The name Pterophyllum is a slight homonymy case. This name is used according to the rules of several different nomenclatural codes.

Pterophyllum Heckel, 1840

Botany

Specimens registered in collections

Collection Number of specimens (or sets)
Paleontology (F) 40

Pterophyllum Heckel, 1840

Zoology

Taxonomy

Chordata 37
Actinopterygii 37
Perciformes 37
Cichlidae 37

37 Specimens registered in collections

Collection Number of specimens (or sets)
Ichthyology (IC) 36
mhnlr 1