Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoradinae Right Arrow Corydoras(ln9)

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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln9) loxozonus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Common Names C079
C082, C083
Type Locality Meta, Lomalinda near Río Ariari, trib. to Río Guaviare, southeast of Villavicencio, Colombia.
Pronunciation locks oh ZONE uss
Etymology This specific epithet refers to the slanting (loxos=slanting) belt (zona=belt) of dark colour along its body.
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Size 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification C079 is a variant that does not have the black diagonal stripe along the back.
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Distribution South America: Colombia: Rio Meta
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco, Guaviare, Ariari (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 21.0-24.0°C or 69.8-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
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Feeding
Breeding Has been bred in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There are 4 breeding reports, read them all here.
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References Beaufortia v. 33 (no. 5) - pp67 - Fig. 12
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Last Update 2019 Jul 17 22:13 (species record created: 2002 Jan 14 00:00)