Similar looking to A.
virgulatus which is now Scleromystax
All Aspidoras belong to Lineage
2 with the exception of A.
will prove to be a Corydoras and if a revision
is carried out will be Gastrodermus (Cope,
1878) and a member of Lineage 5 alongside members
of the "elegans group". Aquarium
Care: Best kept in groups of six
or more and are best housed with small fishes that
are not aggressive. Although no plants occur in their
habitat you can still provide a planted area in the
tank for cover and include a soft substrate such as
sand or small rounded gravel with coral sand added
if in a soft water area. Diet:Flake, tablet foods, small live and frozen
Rio Araguaia, at Atlo Araguaia.
Male: 3.5cm (1½ins)
Female: 4.0cm (1¾ins)
& Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited. www.corydorasworld.com