Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoradinae Right Arrow Corydoras(ln8sc4)

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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) imitator  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Common Names Imitator Cory
Panzerwels (Germany)
Type Locality Upper Rio Negro, e. Amazonas, Brazil (probably forest brooks crossing)
Pronunciation IMM i tate orr
Etymology This specific epithet literally means to imitate (imitator=imitate, mimic) and refers to its likeness in appearance with the C39 species.
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Size 65mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Brazil: Upper Rio Negro
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 21.0-23.0°C or 69.8-73.4°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 Rev. Fr. Aquariol.v. 10 (no. 3) - pp79 - Figs. 8, 10f
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Last Update 2019 Jul 17 21:57 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)