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Scientific Name Corydoras (lineage 6) ehrhardti  Steindachner, 1910
Common Name
Type Locality Affluents from Jaraguá mountains, near Joinville, 26°21'S, 48°49'W, Santa Catarina State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Corydoras meridionalis
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage six). - err HART eye
Etymology Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus. Named to honour Mr. W. Ehrhardt.
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Size 41mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Coastal rivers in Santa Catarina and Paraná and the Iguaçu River basin in Brazil.
Santa Catarina State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Paraná State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Iguazu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Iguazu, San Antonio (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Tibagi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Upper Paranapanema (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 19.0-22.0°C or 66.2-71.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Has been bred in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There are 3 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 47 (no. 8) (for 10 Mar. 1910), pp 60.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 04:33 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)