This species occupies the same
or overlapping geographic area as C.
are no spots to head which differentiates it from
C. gossei. All of these three mentioned species
like a warmer temperature in the aquarium.
Placed in Lineage 9, the "short-snouted"
species with the designated type species: C. punctatus.
A revision in the future would constitute the resurrection
of the genus name Hoplosopma (Agassiz, 1846).
Aquarium care: This 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
Brazil, Est. Rondonia, creek near Guajar Mirim
Male: 5.5cm (2¼ins)
Female: 6.0cm (2½ins)
24-30°C (75 -87°F)
Ian A. M. Fuller &
Hans-Georg Evers (2011).
Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Supplement 1. Ian
Alexandrou, Markos & Taylor, Martin. (2011).
Evolution, ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae