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|Scientific Name||Corydoras (lineage 8 sub-clade 4) ornatus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976|
|Type Locality||Rio Tapajós, 80 kilometers east of Jacareacanga, 6°09'S, 58°15'W, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||kor ee doh rass (lineage eight subclade four). - orr NATT uss|
|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. This specific epithet literally means handsome (ornatus=handsome, splendid).|
|Size||49mm or 1.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Lower Tapajós River basin in Brazil. |
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (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)|
|Breeding||Has been bred in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam v. 5 (no. 15), pp 126, Figs. 1-3.|
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|Last Update||2020 Dec 06 08:02 (species record created: 2003 May 24 00:00)|