Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfishes) > Callichthyidae
(Callichthyid armored catfishes) > Corydoradinae
Etymology: Corydoras: Greek, kory = helmet + greek, doras = skin (Ref. 45335); difluviatilis: From the Latin di meaning two, and fluviatilis meaning from the river, in allusion to the occurrence of the species in two major drainage basins of the Neotropics (Ref. 46825).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
South America: Brazil.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 46825)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 8 - 10. Differentiated in having serrations of posterior borders of pectoral spine restricted to proximal half of spine, and parapophyses of fourth free vertebra reduced, separated from each other, and not fused into haemal arch (Ref. 46825).
Diurnal, found singly or in pairs (Ref. 46825).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Britto, M.R. and R.M.C. Castro, 2002. New Corydoradine catfish (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) from the upper Paraná and São Francisco: the sister group of Brochis and most of Corydoras species. Copeia 2002(4):1006-1015. (Ref. 46825)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .