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Scientific Name Corydoras (lineage 9) julii  Steindachner, 1906
Common Names Julii Cory
Almindelig Leopardpansermalle (Denmark), Julli Cory, Leopard Cory, Panzerwels (Germany)
Type Locality Creek into R. Parnaíba near Alto Parnaíba (= Victoria), 9°08'S, 45°56'W, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Corydoras julii
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage nine). - JOOL ee eye
Etymology . This species was named to honour a man, but this man remains a mystery.
Article Link - Shane's World Right Species Right An English translation of the description of Corydoras julii
Article Link - CotM Right 2015 Right March
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Size 52mm or 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.
Down Habitat Information
Distribution South America: Lower Amazon River and coastal rivers in northeastern Brazil.
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
Temperature 23.0-26.0°C or 73.4-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
Down Husbandry Information
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There are 6 breeding reports, read them all here.
Down Further Information
Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe v. 43, pp 480.
Registered Keepers There are 166 registered keepers, view all "my cats" data.
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Last Update 2023 Aug 30 00:22 (species record created: 2001 Apr 20 00:00)