|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|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.|
|Size||65mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|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)|