This species was given the
C-number of C095 in the January edition of the German
Datz magazine of 2003.
Placed in Lineage 1 the "saddle-nosed"
species and when there is a revision and a description
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 good quality flake.
Venezuela, Río Caroni basin.
Male: 5.5cm (2¼ins)
Female: 6.0cm (2½ins)
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