This long-nosed species lives
in the same river system as C091.Placed
in Lineage 1 the "saddle-nosed" species
and when there is a revision and a description 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 good quality flake to name but a few.
South America: Peru,
Male: 6.0cm (2¼ins)
Female: 6.5cm (2½ins)
I.A.M. & Evers, H-G:
2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Ian Fuller
Enterprises. 384 p 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 revisited.