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  • Corydoras(ln6) petracinii
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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln6) petracinii  Calviño & Alonso, 2010
Common Name Petracini's Cory
Type Locality Small stream, 200 meters from its ending into the San Lorenzo River, 24°47'08"S, 65°28'10"W, Finca Las Costas, around Salta city, Argentina, elevation 1222 meters.
Etymology The species name is dedicated in honor to Roberto Petracini; Argentine fishkeeper, who for decades has been contributing to the development, knowledge and diffusion of Argentinean and South (and Central) American fishkeeping hobby.
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Size 36mm or 1.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Both Corydoras petracinii and C. gladysae have strong affinities to Aspidoras, but because of other inconsistencies, they are placed within the genus Corydoras.
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Distribution Argentina, Salta, Rio Lorenzo.
La Plata, Paraná, Lorenzo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, n.s. v. 11 (no. 2) [for 2009], pp 204, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2020 Jul 31 07:31 (species record created: 2010 May 30 05:12)