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Scientific Name Corydoras (ln8sc4) ephippifer  Nijssen, 1972
Common Names CW025, Saddel-pansermalle (Denmark)
Saddle Cory
Type Locality Cachoera Creek at right bank of Rio Amapari, 4 kilometers downstream of Casa do 7, Amapa State, Brazil.
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage eight subclade four).
Etymology This specific epithet literally means bearing(ferre = bearing) a saddle (ephippium), a reference to its colouring.
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification The species has a clear dorsal fin.
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Distribution South America: Amapá, Brazil.
Amapa State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.0-25.0°C or 71.6-77°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 2-25.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Netherlands Journal of Zoology v. 21 (no. 4), pp 422, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2022 Aug 21 11:37 (species record created: 2005 Jan 04 00:00)