This species is similar looking
from the Itenez River basin in Bolivia. Placed in
Lineage 9, the "short-snouted" species with
the designated type species: C. punctatus.
A revision and a description in the future would constitute
the resurrection of the genus name Hoplosopma
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, Rio São Lourenco ststem, Dom Aquino,
Male: 4.5cm (1¾ins)
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 revisited.