Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoradinae Right Arrow Corydoras(ln8sc4)

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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) delphax  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Common Names False Blochi Corydoras
Inirida-pansermalle (Denmark), Inirida-Panzerwels (Germany), Piglet Cory
Type Locality Guainía, River Inírida system, Caño Bacón, Pueblo Bretania, 3°43'N, 67°59'W, Colombia.
Pronunciation DELL fax
Etymology This specific epithet literally means young pig (delphax=young pig) and refers to the specimen's eating habits.
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Colombia: Rio Inirida
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco, Guaviare, Inirida (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 21.0-24.0°C or 69.8-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There are 2 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Beaufortia v. 33 (no. 5), pp 55, Fig. 3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 28 10:28 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)