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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln9) armatus  (Günther, 1868)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Huallaga, Amazon system, Peru.
Synonym(s) Callichthys armatus
Pronunciation arm ATT uss
Etymology This specific epithet literally translates as "armed" (armatus=armed, with weaponry) and refers to the specimen's pointed pectoral and dorsal fin spines.
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Purus, Macapá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 1 (no. 6) (art. 56), pp 476.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 04:36 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)