Very similar to C.
garbeiwhich was the fish that hobbyists thought
that this Corydoras was in the 1980s and
90s. Description: Dorsal spines (total):
1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6 - 8; Anal spines: 0;
Anal soft rays: 8 - 10. Differentiated in having serrations
of posterior borders of pectoral spine restricted
to proximal half of spine, and parapophyses of fourth
free vertebra reduced, separated from each other,
and not fused into haemal arch. Lineage:
Included in Lineage 8 (sub-clade 2) with the "intermediate
long-snouts" with deeper bodies. Aquarium
Care: This is akin to most of this genus,
very peaceful, and would be best housed with small
to medium tank mates such as Tetras, Rasboras and
Danios or in a species tank for breeding purposes.
Diet: A good quality flake food and
tablet food for adults with sporadic feedings of frozen
or live food will keep your Corydoras in
Brazil, Tributary of Rio Pardo, Rio Paraná
system and the upper Rio São Francisco. Type
locality: Brazil: São Paulo, Município
de Santa Rita do Passa Quatro, Parque Estadual de
Vassununga, Glepa Pé-do-Gigante, córrego
Paulicéia, tributary of rio Pardo, rio Paraná
system, 21º38'S, 47º38'W.
Male: 4.5cm (1¾ins)
Female: 5.0cm (2ins)
Markos & Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited. Britto, M.R. and R.M.C. Castro 2002
New Corydoradine catfish (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae)
from the upper Paraná and São Francisco:
the sister group of Brochis and most of Corydoras species.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes,
recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and
catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628. Ian A.
M. Fuller & Hans-Georg Evers (2011). Identifying
Corydoradinae Catfish Supplement 1. Ian Fuller Enterprises.