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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) ornatus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Tapajós, 80 km east of Jacareacanga, 6°09'S, 58°15'W, Brazil.
Pronunciation orr NATT uss
Etymology This specific epithet literally means handsome (ornatus=handsome, splendid).
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Brazil:Rio Tapajós
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 23.0-26.0°C or 73.4-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Has been bred in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam v. 5 (no. 15), pp 126, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 17 14:52 (species record created: 2003 May 24 00:00)