Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoradinae Right Arrow Corydoras(ln7)

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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 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 60mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Colombia: Rio Meta
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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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References Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 8)v. 10 (no. 57) - pp217
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Last Update 2019 Jul 17 22:17 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)