Corydoras paleatus

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Corydoras paleatus


Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Callichthyidae
Genus: Corydoras
Species: Corydoras paleatus


Corydoras paleatus (Jenyns, 1842)

  • Lectotype: BMNH 1917.7.14.18 [ex Cambridge Mus.].
  • Paralectotypes: BMNH 1917.7.14.19 and 19a [ex Cambridge Mus.] (2).

Type locality: South America, exact locality uncertain.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Peppered corydoras
polski: kirysek pstry
português: Coridora
svenska: Fläckig pansarmal


  • Jenyns, L. 1840–42. Fish. In: The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R. N., during the years 1832 to 1836. London: Smith, Elder, and Co. Issued in 4 parts. i–xvi + 1–172, Pls. 1–29. BHL Reference page
  • Tencatt, L.F.C., Britto, M.R.d. & Pavanelli, C.S. 2016. Revisionary study of the armored catfish Corydoras paleatus (Jenyns, 1842) (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) over 180 years after its discovery by Darwin, with description of a new species. Neotropical Ichthyology 14(1): e150089. DOI: 10.1590/1982-0224-20150089 Reference page


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