Shares a similar colour pattern
from the Rio Purus, Peru. Colouration:
Presence of a distinct mask accross the eyes and usually
a dark blotch ventral to origin of dorsal fin or at
basal part of dorsal fin; dark spots on the body arranged
in three longitudinal rows; caudal fin with 4-5 vertical
black bars, the first across the base of the fin.
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).
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.
Suriname, Saramacca district, Coppename River system,
creek at right bank of Coppename River.
Male: 5.0cm (2ins) Female:
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2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Ian Fuller
Enterprises. 384 p. 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.
Mol, H.A. Jan, The Freshwater Fishes
of Suriname. BRILL, Leiden Boston, 2012. 889 p.