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Corydoras ephippifer


Corydoras ephippifer was originally described as Corydoras ephippifer by Nijssen in 1972. It belongs to the family Callichthyidae and subfamily Corydoradinae. It is commonly known as Saddle corydoras and is known in USA (contiguous states) as Saddle corydoras. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Amapá State, Brazil.
Species   ephippifer
AuthorWI   Nijssen [H.]
AuthorNI   Nijssen
Qualification   ---
Year   1972
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Callichthyidae
Corydoradinae Corydoradinae
Genus   Corydoras
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Callichthyidae
Subfamily   Corydoradinae
Genus   Corydoras
Original Name   Corydoras        
Taxon Name   ephippifer
Original Combination   Corydoras ephippifer
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Corydoras ephippifer
OriginalSubGenus   Corydoras
Original Author   Nijssen
Original AuthorWI   Nijssen [H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1972
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Corydoradinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cachoera Creek at right bank of Rio Amapari, 4 kilometers downstream of Casa do 7, Amapa State, Brazil.
Types   Paratypes: IRSNB 508-510 (now 2, now 1, 1); MZUSP [ex IRSNB 508] (2), [ex IRSNB 509] (2); ZMA 111082-83 (3, 3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:44 [ref. 19236], Walschaerts 1987:18 [ref. 20755], Ferraris 2007:116 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   IRSNB 507
Journal   Neth. J. Zool.
Citation   v. 21 (no. 4)
Page   422
Illustrations   Fig. 5

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Corydoras ephippifer
Current Species   ephippifer
Current Genus   Corydoras
Current AuthorWI   Nijssen [H.]
Current AuthorNI   Nijssen
Current Year   1972
Current Family   Callichthyidae
Current Subfamily  
Corydoradinae Corydoradinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Amapá State, Brazil.

Current Summary   Valid as Corydoras ephippifer  Nijssen 1972. Callichthyidae: Corydoradinae.
Name History   • Valid as Corydoras ephippifer  Nijssen 1972 -- (Nijssen & Isbrücker 1980:202 [ref. 6910], Burgess 1989:365 [ref. 12860], Isbrücker 2001:225 [ref. 26805], Reis in Reis et al. 2003:297 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:116 [ref. 29155]).

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acrensis Corydoras acrensis Nijssen [H.] 1972Valid
acutus Corydoras acutus Cope [E. D.] 1872Valid
adolfoi Corydoras adolfoi Burgess [W. E.] 1982Valid
aeheus Corydoras aeheus (Gill [T. N.] 1858)Spelling
aeneus Corydoras aeneus (Gill [T. N.] 1858)Valid
agassizi Corydoras agassizi (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Synonym
agassizii Corydoras agassizii Steindachner [F.] 1876Valid
albolineatus Corydoras albolineatus Knaack [J.] 2004Valid
amandajanea Corydoras amandajanea Sands [D. D.] 1995Valid
amapaensis Corydoras amapaensis Nijssen [H.] 1972Valid
ambiacus Corydoras ambiacus Cope [E. D.] 1872Valid
amphibelus Corydoras amphibelus Cope [E. D.] 1872Valid
apiaka Corydoras apiaka Espíndola [V. C.], Spencer [M. R. S.], Rocha [L. R.] & Britto [M. R.] 2014Valid
approuaguensis Corydoras approuaguensis Nijssen [H.] & Isbrücker [I. J. H.] 1983Valid
araguaiaensis Corydoras araguaiaensis Sands [D. D.] 1990Valid
arcuatus Corydoras arcuatus Elwin [M. G.] 1938Valid
areio Corydoras areio Knaack [J.] 2000Valid
argentina Corydoras argentina Steindachner [F.] 1879Not available
armatus Corydoras armatus (Günther [A.] 1868)Valid
atropersonatus Corydoras atropersonatus Weitzman [S. H.] & Nijssen [H.] 1970Valid
auratus Corydoras auratus Meinken [H.] 1957Not available
aurofrenatus Corydoras aurofrenatus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1903Valid
australe Corydoras australe Eigenmann [C. H.] & Ward [D. P.] in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward 1907Synonym
axelrodi Corydoras axelrodi Rössel [F.] 1962Valid
baderi Corydoras baderi Geisler [R.] 1969Valid
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