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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) crypticus  Sands, 1995
Common Name Panzerwels (Germany)
Type Locality Rio Miuã system of streams, possibly the Uarinabe stream, 10-12 km from its confluence of the upper Negro R., Brazil.
Pronunciation KRIPP tee kuss
Etymology In zoology, a cryptic animal is one that is difficult to observe. This may be due to camouflage, nocturnality, subterranean lifestyle, transparency, or mimicry. In this case, the specific epithet refers to mimicry of similarly coloured 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 22.0-25.0°C or 71.6-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Freshwater Mar. Aquar.v. 18 (no. 7) - pp11 - Fig. 4
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Last Update 2019 Jul 17 21:38 (species record created: 2001 Apr 13 00:00)