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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) crypticus  Sands, 1995
Common Names Gulpandet Pansermalle (Denmark)
Panzerwels (Germany)
Type Locality Rio Miuã system of streams, possibly the Uarinabe stream, 10-12 kilometers from its confluence of the upper Negro River, Brazil.
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage eight subclade four). - 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 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Negro River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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Reference Freshwater and Marine Aquarium v. 18 (no. 7), pp 11, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 04:40 (species record created: 2001 Apr 13 00:00)