There is a similar species,
C084, which comes from the Rio Tiquié close
to the Colombian border, this species has a longer
head and grows larger. There are also a few other
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
Upper Negro and Meta River basins. Type locality:
Jauareté an dem Ausfluss des Rio Papuri in
den Rio Uaupés, Brazil.
Male: 4.0cm (½ins),
Female: 4.5cm (1¾ins)
& Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes,
recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and
catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.
Ian A. M. Fuller & Hans-Georg Evers 2011,
Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish: Aspidoras-Brochis-Corydoras-Scleromystax-C-numbers
& CW-numbers 141p. Ian Fuller Enterprises.