Similar in colour pattern
Venezuela. 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 (Agassiz, 1846).
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.
Brazil, Rio Purus drainage.
Male: 3.5cm (1½ins)
Female: 4.0cm (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.