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Corydoras melanistius

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Corydoras melanistius was originally described as Corydoras melanistius by Regan in 1912. It belongs to the family Callichthyidae and subfamily Corydoradinae. It is commonly known as Bluespotted corydoras but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Guiana corydoras, in Poland as Kirysek czarnopasy a. czarnopregi. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Coastal rivers of French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname.
Species   melanistius
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1912
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Callichthyidae
Subfamily  
Corydoradinae Corydoradinae
Genus   Corydoras
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Callichthyidae
Subfamily   Corydoradinae
Genus   Corydoras
Original Name   Corydoras        
Taxon Name   melanistius
Original Combination   Corydoras melanistius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Corydoras melanistius
OriginalSubGenus   Corydoras
Original Author   Regan
Original AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1912
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Corydoradinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Essequibo River, Guyana.
Types   Paralectotypes: BMNH 1864.1.21.87 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:120 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1864.1.21.86
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 8)
Citation   v. 10 (no. 57)
Page   216

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Corydoras melanistius
Current Species   melanistius
Current Genus   Corydoras
Current AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Current AuthorNI   Regan
Current Year   1912
Current Family   Callichthyidae
Current Subfamily  
Corydoradinae Corydoradinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Feeds on worms, crustaceans, insects and plant matter (Ref. 7020).
   
Distribution Coastal rivers of French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname.

Current Summary   Valid as Corydoras melanistius  Regan 1912. Callichthyidae: Corydoradinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Corydoras melanistius  Regan 1912 -- (Nijssen & Isbrücker 1980:197 [ref. 6910], Burgess 1989:366 [ref. 12860], Isbrücker 2001:229 [ref. 26805], Reis in Reis et al. 2003:299 [ref. 27061], Ferraris 2007:120 [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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