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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln9) benattii  Espíndola, Tencatt, Pupo, Villa‐Verde & Britto, 2018
Common Names C022, Speckled Xingu Cory
Sand-pansermalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio Culuene, a tributary to the Rio Xingu, between Canarana and Gaúcha do Norte, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 13°30'52"S, 53°05'34"W.
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage nine).
Etymology benattii = Named in honour of the late Laert Benatti for his humanitarian work, providing fresh water from artesian wells to poor communities in Brazil.
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Size 40mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Corydoras benattii occurs in both the Rio Xingu and Rio Tapajós basins, Brazilian Amazon. In the Rio Xingu basin, it is known in Mato Grosso State from tributaries to the Rio Culuene, a clearwater tributary of the upper Rio Xingu (type locality) and in Pará State from the Rio Fresco sub drainage (Rio Trairão and Igarapé Manguari), middle Rio Xingu and from the lower Rio Xingu basin near Altamira. In the Rio Tapajós basin, it occurs in the Rio Peixoto de Azevedo, a tributary to the Rio Teles Pires, Mato Grosso and from Rio Cururu, a tributary to the Rio São Manuel, Pará.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Upper Xingu, Culuene (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Cururu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Teles Pires (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of Fish Biology v. 92 (no. 5), pp [3], Figs. 1-9.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 10 04:36 (species record created: 2014 Feb 26 21:20)