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. Placed it 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 good quality flake food, tablet, frozen and small
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)
Fuller, I.A.M. &
2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish 384 p. 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. Alexandrou, Markos & Taylor, Martin.
(2011). Evolution, ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae