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  • Corydoras(ln9) loxozonus
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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln9) loxozonus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Common Names C083, Dirty Bandit Cory
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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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 is no breeding report.
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Reference Beaufortia v. 33 (no. 5), pp 67, Fig. 12.
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Last Update 2020 Mar 03 10:51 (species record created: 2002 Jan 14 00:00)