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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) pulcher  Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1973
Common Name Pretty Cory
Type Locality Rio Purus, north of Lábrea, 7°20'S, 64°46'W, R. Amazonas system, Est. Amazonas, Brazil.
Pronunciation POOL chair
Etymology This specific epithet literally means beautiful (pulcher=beautiful).
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Size 65mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification C. pulcher is sometimes confused with CW028. C. pulcher has a single dark line along the body, CW028 has two parallel lines.
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Distribution Rio Purus, Amazonas, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Purus (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Beaufortia v. 21 (no. 272) - pp2 - Figs. 1-2
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Last Update 2019 Jul 17 22:34 (species record created: 2001 Jun 09 00:00)