Cat-eLog Right Callichthyidae Right Corydoradinae Right Corydoras (lineage 8 sub-clade 4)  |  | 

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Scientific Name Corydoras (lineage 8 sub-clade 4) virginiae  Burgess, 1993
Common Names C004, Sangama Cory
Miguelito Cory, Virginias Pansermalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Río Ucayali, Peru.
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage eight subclade four).
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 Mrs. Virginia Schwartz.
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Size 51mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Ucayali River basin in Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (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 2014.
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 Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 41 (no. 12) (issue no. 450), pp 152, Figs.
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Last Update 2022 May 23 11:31 (species record created: 2001 May 04 00:00)