Argentina. Placed in
Lineage 5 and a revision in the future
could involve the resurrection of the genus name Gastrodermus
(Cope, 1878), with the designated type species: C.
elegans. Aquarium Care: This
is akin to most of this genus, very peaceful, and
would be best housed with small to medium sized tankmates
such as Tetras, Rasboras and Danios or in a species
tank for breeding purposes. Best to purchase 6 individuals
or more as they will be happier in a group. Diet:
Readily accepts a mixed and varied diet which includes
granular foods, tablet food, frozen bloodworm and
good quality flake.
Brazil, Mato Grosso.
Male: 4.5cm (1¾ins)
Female: 5.0cm (2ins)
Fuller, I.A.M. &
Evers, H-G: 2005 Identifying Corydoradinae
Catfish 384 p Alexandrou, Markos & Taylor, Martin.
(2011). Evolution, ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae