Similar looking to C.
the Oyapock and Amapari rivers in Amapá State
in Brazil and French Guiana. C. saramaccensis.Lineage: Placed in
Lineage 1, and 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 this is one of the longer snouted species it will
be well suited to most community tanks. A well planted
tank with a soft substrate such as sand so they can
bury their snouts while searching out food. Diet:
Readily accepts a mixed and varied diet which includes
granular foods, tablet food, frozen bloodworm and
a good quality flake.
Suriname, Brokopondo District, Saramacca River system,
creek at right bank of the Kleine Saramacca River,
11 km east-south-east from junction with the Saramacca
Male: 6.5cm ( 2½ins)
Female: 7.0cm (2¾ins)
& Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited.
Fuller, I.A.M. & Evers, H-G:
2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish 384p Ian A. M. Fuller & Hans-Georg Evers
(2011). Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Supplement
1. Ian Fuller Enterprises.