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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln6) diphyes  Axenrot & Kullander, 2003
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Type Locality Small stream (arroyo) at Estancia María Belén, 8 kilometers from Colonel Patricio Colman, 25°40'13''S, 55°05'52''W, río Paraná drainage, Depto. Caaguazú, Paraguay.
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Etymology Diphyes, from the greek word meaning double nature; in reference to the unique (?) variation in colour patterns expressed in this species (striped and spotted).
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Article Link - CotM 2009 April
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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: restricted to tributaries of río Monday and río Acaray, ringht bank tributaries of río Paraná, Paraguay.
La Plata, Paraná, Acaray (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Monday (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 6.0 - 7.0
Temperature 18.0-22.0°C or 64.4-71.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Has been bred. Breeds after 50% water change with water around 14°C.
Breeding Reports There are 5 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 14 (no. 3), pp 258, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 14 15:18 (species record created: 2002 Mar 07 00:00)