|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Corydoras(ln9) julii Steindachner, 1906|
|Common Names||Julli Cory
Almindelig Leopardpansermalle (Denmark), Leopard Cory, Panzerwels (Germany)
|Type Locality||Creek into R. Parnaíba near Alto Parnaíba (= Victoria), 9°08'S, 45°56'W, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||JOOL ee eye|
|Etymology||This species was named to honour a man, but this man remains a mystery.|
- CotM 2015 March
|Size||55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Often you will see fish for sale as Corydoras julii but they are actually Corydoras trilineatus. So, if you bought as fish as julii, it's almost certainly C. trilineatus from the upper Amazon. The real C. julii will turn up from time to time as although it originates from the upper Parnaiba system in the lower Amazon drainage, it is found in the Rio Para where commercial fish collectors operate.
Telling them apart without locality information is actually quite hard as some C. trilineatus can show the spotted head pattern traditionally associated solely with C. julii, C. julii appears also to have a shorter horizontal mid body stripe not reaching half way along the body.
|Sexing||Females bigger and fuller bodied.|
|Distribution||South America: Brazil: Rio Parnaiba
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||23.0-26.0°C or 73.4-78.8°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There are 6 breeding reports, read them all here.|
|References||Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien1906 - pp480|
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|Last Update||2019 Jul 17 21:59 (species record created: 2001 Apr 20 00:00)|