First given the C-number code
of 143 in the German Datz magazine of April 2005.
Placed in Lineage 8 sub clade 4 which comprises the
"intermediate long-snouts" with deeper bodies.
It also includes Brochis in sub-clade 1 which
was synonymised with Corydoras by Britto
in 2003 but in time there will be a revision which
will resurrect Brochis (Cope, 1871) to full
genera again. 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
good quality flake.
South America:Brazil, Rio Tapajós.
Male: 5.5cm (2¼ins)
Female: 6.0cm (2½ins)
Fuller, I.A.M. &
2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish 384p Alexandrou, Markos & Taylor, Martin.
(2011). Evolution, ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae