Similar looking to Corydoras
has a black patch to the top of the dorsal fin. Placed
in Lineage 8 (sub-clade 3) with the
"intermediate long-snouts" with deeper bodies.
is akin to most of this genus, very peaceful, and
would be best housed with small to medium tank mates
such as Tetras, Rasboras and Danios or in a species
tank for breeding purposes. Diet:
A good quality flake food and tablet food for adults
with sporadic feedings of frozen or live food will
keep your Corydoras in good health.
Male: 6.0cm (2½ins)
Female: 6.5cm (2¾ins)
20-25°C (67 -77°F)
www.corydorasworld.com 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