Cat-eLog Right Callichthyidae Right Corydoradinae Right The genus Corydoras (lineage 4)

Down Summary of Corydoras (lineage 4)
Pronounced kor ee doh rass (lineage four).
Etymology Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus.
Size Smallest 21mm, largest 50mm, average 34mm, most commonly 21mm. All SL.
Species There are 6 "species" in the database
Keepers 3 species (50%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Distribution

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Down Most Kept Species
1. Corydoras (lineage 4) pygmaeus (72.2%)
2. Corydoras (lineage 4) hastatus (22.61%)
3. Corydoras (lineage 4) guapore (5.19%)
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