Known for the midlateral blotch
to body. Lineage: A "Saddle
nosed species" which would place it in Lineage
1 and, when there is a revision they will stay as
Corydoras (Lacépède, 1803)
with the type species of C. geoffroy La Cépède,
1803. Aquarium Care: As this is one
of the longer snouted species it will be well suited
to most community tanks. A well planted tank with
a soft substrate such as sand so they can bury their
snouts while searching out food. Diet:
Readily accepts a mixed and varied diet which includes
granular foods, tablet food, frozen bloodworm and
a good quality flake.
C017, Corydoras "Antonio"
Eastern Ecuador and Ucayali River basin, Madre de
Dios region Peru. Type locality:
Male: 6.5cm (2¾ins)
Female: 7.0cm (3ins)
& 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.
Fuller, Ian A.M. & Evers, Hans-Georg:
Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish. 2005. 384 p Ian A. M. Fuller & Hans-Georg Evers
(2011). Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Supplement
1. Ian Fuller Enterprises.