CW165 is similar looking to
inhabits the same rivers but has a more elongate body
and a longer head shape. 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). 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: 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.
Brazil, Espirito Santo and Bahia.
Male: 6.0 cm (2½ins)
Female: 6.5cm (2¾ins)
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