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   Callichthyidae
Callichthyidae

 

Callichthyidae = ( kal ik THEE id dee )

The most popular and best known catfishes from the South American continent. Very peaceful and mostly undemanding.

Bodies covered with two rows of bony plates and possess 3 pairs of barbels. Family includes Corydoras, Aspidoras, Brochis, Scleromystax
, Callichthys, Hoplosternum, Lepthoplosternum, Megalechis and Dianema. 

   
 
COMMON NAMES
 
A
Aeneus gold form
Adolfo's Corydoras  
Agassiz's Corydoras
Albino Aspidoras  
Albino Cory  
Albino Peppered Corydoras
Amanda's Cory
Armoured Catfish
Armoured Catfish
Asher Cory  
Aspidoras "Black fin"
 
B
Baianinho Cory
Baianinho II  
Baianinho III
Banded Corydoras
Bandit Corydoras 
Bearded Cory  
BigSpot Araguaiensis
Black Cory
Black Phantom
Black Schultzei
Black-spot Catfish
Black-spot Corydoras
Black-top Corydoras
Black top 'Elegans'
Blue Corydoras 
Brazil sharp nose  
Bronze Cory
Bumblebee Cory 
Burgess's Corydoras
 
C
Cascarudo
Cascudo
Clay Hoplo
C. elegans "Tibiti"
Corydoras 'Antonio'  
Corydoras 'Arua'
Corydoras "Bonita"
Corydoras cf. acutus
Corydoras cf. brevirostris
Corydoras cf. burgessi  
Corydoras cf. cervinus
Corydoras cf. eques
Corydoras cf. schwartzi 'Longnose' 
Corydoras cf. sterbai
Corydoras cf. sychri (C097)
Concolor Cory
Corydoras 'Dida'    
Corydoras 'Huanta' 
Corydoras 'Kiko'  
Corydoras 'Kristinae' 
Corydoras 'Miguelito'  
Corydoras 'Milegros' 
Corydoras narcissus "spotted"
Corydoras 'Nordestini'  
Corydoras 'Olga'
Corydoras 'San Juan'
Corydoras sp 'Ancestor'
Corydoras sp. (gold laser) 
Corydoras sp. (green laser) 
Corydoras sp. aff. armatus
Corydoras sp. aff. melini (C084)
Corydoras sp. cf. grieus (C073)
Corydoras sp. cf. lamberti  (C009)
Corydoras sp. cf. narcissus (CW006)
Corydoras sp. 'Cruzeiro' (CW078)
Corydoras sp. 'Deckeri'
Corydoras sp. "Heiko"  
Corydoras sp. 'Peru black'
Corydoras sp. 'Peru bondi' 
Corydoras sp. 'gold laser' 
Corydoras sp. ' schultzei'  
Corydoras sp. 'Missiones'
Corydoras sp. 'red stripe'
Corydoras sp. "Purus"
Corydoras sp 'White fin'
Corydoras sp 'White spine'
Corydoras sp. ‘Yellow Cat’
Corydoras 'Teniente'
Corydoras 'Vitoria' 
Corydoras "zangama"
C001  
C002
C003
C004
C005
C006  
C007
C008  
C009  
C010  
C011
C012
C013  
C014  
C015  
C016  
C017
C018  
C019  
C020
C021  
C022
C023  
C024
C025
C026  
C027
C028
C029
C030
C031
C032
C035
C033
C036
C037
C038  
C039  
C040  
C041
C042
C043  
C044
C045
C046
C048
C050
C052  
C053
C054  
C055
C056 
C057
C058  
C059  
C060
C061  
C062
C064
C065
C066  
C067  
C068
C069
C070  
C071  
C072  
C073  
C074  
C075  
C076  
C077  
C078  
C079  
C080  
C082
C083 
C084
C085
C086  
C087  
C088  
C089  
C090  
C091
C092  
C093  
C094  
C095  
C096
C097
C098  
C099  
C100  
C101
C102  
C103  
C105
C106
C107
C108
C109
C110
C111
C112  
C113  
C114  
C115
C116
C117
C118  
C119  
C120
C121  
C122  
C123
C124  
C125
C126
C127
C128  
C129
C130
C131
C132  
C133
C134
C135
C136  
C137
C138
C139
C140
C141
C142
C143
C144
C145  
C146
C150
C151
C152
C153
C154
C156
CW001
CW002  
CW003  
CW004
CW005
CW006    
CW007
CW008
CW009
CW010  
CW011
CW012  
CW013
CW014
CW015
CW016
CW017
CW019
CW020
CW021
CW022  
CW023 
CW024 
CW025
CW026  
CW027
CW028
CW029
CW030
CW031
CW032
CW033
CW034
CW035
CW036  
CW037
CW038  
CW039
CW040
CW041
CW042
CW043
CW044
CW045
CW046
CW047  
CW048
CW049  
CW051
CW052
CW053
CW054
CW055
CW056
CW057
CW058
CW059
CW060
CW061
CW062
CW064
CW065
CW067  
CW068
CW069
CW071
CW072
CW073
CW075
CW078  
CW079
CW080  
CW082
CW084
CW086
CW088
CW089  
CW090  
CW092
CW093
CW096
CW097
CW098  
CW099  
CW100  
CW101  
CW102
CW104
CW105  
CW106  
CW107
CW108  
CW109
CW110  
CW111
CW112
CW114
CW115
CW116  
CW117  
CW118
CW119  
CW120
CW122
CW123
CW124
CW125
CW126
CW130
CW131
CW132
CW133
CW134
CW135
CW136
CW137
CW138
CW140
CW142
CW143
CW144
CW145
CW146
Curito  
 
D
Dainty Corydoras
Diamond Cory
Dwarf Corydoras
Dwarf Hoplo
 
E
Elegant Corydoras
Emerald Catfish
 
F
Fairy Corydoras
False Adolfoi Catfish
False Blotch Tail Cory
False Corydoras
False macropterus
False nattereri  
False network catfish 
False robustus
Flagtail Catfish
Flag-tailed Cory
Fossil Cory
 
G
Giant Brochis
Gold Aspidoras
Gold Laser  
Gold shoulder Cory
Green-Gold Corydoras
Green laser
Grey Corydoras
Guapore Cory
Guarana Cory
 
H
High-fin Corydoras 
Hog-Nosed Brochis
Honey Corydoras
Horseman Cory
Huallaga Cory
 
I
Imitator Cory
 
L
Leopard Corydoras
Leopard Corydoras
Long fin Cory  
Longnose habrosus  
Long nose reynoldsi  
Long nosed evelynae
Long-nosed oiapoquensis
Longsnout Corydoras
Loreto panda  
 
M
Mazaruni Cory
Mega metae 
Menezes's Aspidoras
Mosaic Corydoras
 
N
Narcissus Cory  
Narcisso Cory  
 
O
Orange Laser Cory
 
P
Panda Cory
Peppered Corydoras
Peru Green Stripe
Pinkthroat Corydoras
Port Hoplo 
Porthole catfish
Pretty Corydoras  
Purus Cory
Pygmy Cory
 
R
Rabaut's Cory
Raimundi's Aspidoras
Red Laser Cory
Rio Tigre Cory  
 
S
Saddle Corydoras 
Sands Catfish
Schultz’s Cory  
Seuss' Corydoras 
Skunk Cory 
Slate Cory  
Soecies Goiás  
Spotted Aspidoras
Spotted Corydoras
Sterba's Catfish
Stripe Tailed Panda
Striped hoplo
Super Arcuatus
Super punctatus  
Sychri-Longnose
Sychr's catfish
 
T
Tail Bar Armoured Catfish
Tail-spot Corydoras
Three-lined Corydoras
Twosaddle corydoras  
Twostripe corydoras
 
V
Venezuela Cory
Virginia's Catfish 
 
X
Xingu corydoras
 
 
   
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