This species is sympatric
sp. C066. There is
another look-a-like from the State of Rondônia
which has a different head shape and the position
of the caudal blotch. Lineage: Placed
in Lineage 1. When there is a revision they will stay
as Corydoras (Lacépède, 1803)
with the type species of C. geoffroy La Cépède,
1803. Aquarium Care: As per this
genus, housed with non aggressive species or a species
tank. Buy at least 6 as they will stay together in
the tank which will make them feel more comfortable
in their surroundings. Diet: As per
this genus with a good quality flake food, tablet,
frozen and small worm foods.
Brazil; Purus River basin, middle Amazon system. Type
locality: Brazil, Est. Acre, Rio Iquiri (=
Rio Ituxi) at road Rio Branco village —Abuna,
47 kilometers from Rio Branco village (about 10º00'S,
67º30'W), Purus River system.
Male: 6.0 cm (2¼ins)
Female: 6.5cm (2¾ins)
& Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa
1418:1-628. Fuller, I.A.M. &
2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish 384 p.
Ian A. M. Fuller & Hans-Georg Evers
(2011). Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Supplement
1. Ian Fuller Enterprises.