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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln7) melanotaenia  Regan, 1912
Common Names Elongate Bronze Cory
Green Gold Catfish, Panzerwels (Germany), Sortbåndet Pansermalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Honda, Río Meta system of Río Orinoco, Tolima, Honda, 12°21'N, 71°47'W, Colombia.
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage seven). - mell ann oh TANE ee ah
Etymology This specific epithet refers to the black (melan=black) stripe (taenia= stripe or ribbon) that runs down its body.
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Size 58mm or 2.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Meta River basin in Colombia.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 20.0-23.0°C or 68-73.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 10 (no. 56), pp 217.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 08 12:06 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)