This species was given the
C-number of C095 in the January edition of the German
Datz magazine of 2003.
Lineage: 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.
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.
Venezuela, Río Caroni basin.
Male: 5.5cm (2¼ins)
Female: 6.0cm (2½ins)
& Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited. Fuller, I.A.M. & Evers, H-G:
2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish 384 p.