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Scientific Name Corydoras (lineage 7) maclurei  Tencatt, Gomes & Evers, 2023
Common Names CW016, Lieutenant Cory
Löjtnantscory (Sweden), Løjtnant-pansermalle (Denmark), Teniente Cory
Type Locality Small stream tributary to the rio Araza, a bigger affluent of the rio Inambari, itself a tributary to the rio Madre de Dios, rio Madeira basin, Camanti District, Quispicanchi Province, Cusco Region, Peru, 13°16'18"S, 70°46'33"W.
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage seven).
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. 
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Sexing Males are smaller and slimmer. Females grow larger and are much wider which can most easily be observed from above.
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Distribution Peru: Rio Madre de Dios Drainage
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Madre de Dios, Inambari (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Furniture Substrate should be fine sand, bordered with driftwood and aquatic plants leaving an open area for them to search for food and swim.
Breeding Has been bred in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There are 2 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 21 (no. 2): e230023, pp 4, Figs. 1-9, 11.
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Last Update 2023 Nov 08 04:58 (species record created: 2005 Jul 18 00:00)