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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc3) pantanalensis  Knaack, 2001
Common Name C005
Type Locality Pantanal, Departamento Santa Cruz, 16°06'525''S, 59°55'620''W, Bolivia.
Pronunciation pant AN al EN siss
Etymology Named after its distribution area, the Pantanal.
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Size 80mm or 3.1" 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 geryi except that C. geryi has a transparent (clear) fins which are sometime patterned too.
Sexing Mature males show a network pattern with brown, basic colouration always emerald green. Those without the network pattern are either immature or unsuited males or females. Mature females are larger and broader than these unadorned males.
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Distribution Bolivia: Pantanal
Cussis (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Las Petas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Knaack, who collected and described the species, reports captive spawning. He states the fish are easy to breed and compares them to C. geryi (also easy to breed). At 15mm length the fry are brownish mottled.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Aquaristik aktuell (Germany) 9-10/2001, pp 59, Figs.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 30 12:32 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)