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Scientific Name Corydoras (lineage 8 sub-clade 3) geryi  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Common Names Bolivian Cory
Boliviansk Pansermalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Flooded plain a few kilometers from Trinidad, 14°46'S, 65°50'W, Río Mamoré basin, Beni Province, Bolivia.
Synonym(s) Corydoras bolivianus
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage eight subclade three).
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 Dr. Jaques R. Géry.
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Size 58mm or 2.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Males and females look identical until maturity when only the males develop a strong pattern. Very similar to Corydoras pantanalensis except that C. pantanalensis has a hyaline (yellowish) tinge to the colour of the fins.
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Distribution South America: Mamoré River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré (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 2020.
pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.5-26.0°C or 72.5-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 2-25.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 10 (no. 3), pp 78, Figs. 7, 10e.
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Last Update 2023 Aug 06 07:33 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)