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

Jump to next section Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) seussi  Dinkelmeyer, 1996
Common Names C027, Seuss' Cory
Orangefinnet Pansermalle (Denmark), Panzerwels (Germany)
Type Locality Small side stream of Rio Pacas-Novos, side branch of Rio Mimoré, near Guajar-Mirim, Rondôndia, Brazil.
Pronunciation sue see eye
Etymology This catfish was specifically named after (dedicated to) Mr. Werner Seuss, a well known German aquarist and author.
Article - CotM 2005 August
Jump to next section Species Information
Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Shares a similar colour pattern with Corydoras gossei, which has a rounded snout.
Sexing The males tend to be slightly smaller and more slender than the females. The dorsal and pectoral fins of the males tend to be more pointed than those of the females. Sexing of these catfish is easier when being viewed from above.
Jump to next section Habitat Information
Distribution Rio Poranga a tributary of the upper Rio Negro and the Mamore River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view data on a map.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
Jump to next section Husbandry Information
Feeding Suggested foods are high quality flake foods, sinking wafers, frozen blood worms, grindal worms, tubificid worms.
Furniture Sandy bottom with an open swimming space lined with bogwood and plants to retreat into.
Compatibility Peaceful community fish.
Suggested Tankmates Small peaceful characins or other non aggressive community fish. Keep in shoals.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Jump to next section Further Information
Reference Aquaristik aktuell (Germany) 2/1996, pp 25.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There are 30 registered keepers, view all "my cats" data.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is but a single wish to keep this species, see who wants what.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There are 5 records of this fish being seen, view them all.
More on Corydoras(ln8sc4) seussi
Look up Look up Corydoras(ln8sc4) seussi on
Look up Fishbase Look up Corydoras(ln8sc4) seussi on Fishbase
Get or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our LFS label creator.
Hits 9678 hits.
Last Update 2019 Oct 16 12:34 (species record created: 2001 May 04 00:00)