Found in the same waters as
CW164 is placed 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: A good quality flake food and tablet
food for adults with sporadic feedings of frozen or
live food will keep your Corydoras in good
Ecuador, Pastaza, Chicherota near the mouth of the
Río Bobonaza, a tributary of the Río
Pastaza, itself a tributary of the Rio Marañón.
Male: 7.0 cm (2¾ins)
Female: 7.5cm (3ins)
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