Namely brazil the rio puranga 8km north of the nouba ouba prior to where it joins a small tributary of the upper rio negro. Duplicareus the inner edge.
One with a deeper body and a broad band over the back duplicareus and the other more slender with a thin band over the back adolfoi.
Corydoras adolfoi vs duplicareus. Corydoras adolfoi vs corydoras duplicareus post by the dark one fri jun 15 2012 11 18 pm the only definite way is the serrations on the inner edge of the pectoral fin spines and in live fish that is impossible to compare. Corydoras duplicareus is not very common amongst aquarium imports from south america but is well worth looking out for in my opinion. From the latin duplicare meaning to double multiply by two in reference to this species similarity to the congener c.
This of course is not easy to see in a normal aquarium. The problem of the correct determination of these fish is still unresolved. Two phenotypes can be easily told apart.
Corydoras duplicareus according to the description c. According to the original description in c. From the ancient greek κόρυς korus meaning helmet and δορά dora meaning skin hide of an animal in allusion to the rows of bony plates on the flanks of genus members.
Corydoras adolfoi burgess 1982 adolfo s cory etymology. From the ancient greek κόρυς korus meaning helmet and δορά dora meaning skin hide of an animal in allusion to the rows of bony plates on the flanks of genus members. Duplicareus has serrations on the posterior edge of the pectoral fin spine whereas c.
Corydoras duplicareus belongs to the family callichthyidae or armoured catfishes from south america. Corydoras duplicareus sands 1995 etymology. Named for legendary fish collector adolfo schwartz who first made this species available to aquarists.