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  • Corydoras(ln8sc4) leopardus
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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) leopardus  Myers, 1933
Common Names Leopard Cory
Panzerwels (Germany), Stor Leopardpansermalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Brazil (probably from a Brazilian coastal river south of the Amazon R.).
Synonym(s) Corydoras funnelli
Pronunciation lee oh PARD uss
Etymology This specific epithet literally translates as leopard (leopardus=leopard), a reference to the spotted feline.
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Size 75mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Brazil: Peru (?)
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 20.0-25.0°C or 68-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Aquarium, Philad.v. 2 (no. 8) - pp188
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Last Update 2019 Jul 17 22:01 (species record created: 2002 Jan 12 00:00)