Taxon profile


Bronze Catfish
Corydoras aeneus (Gill, 1858)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Callichthyidae - callichthyid armored catfishes »  genus Corydoras

Scientific synonyms

Callichthys aeneus (Gill, 1858)
Corydoras aeheus (Gill, 1858)
Corydoras aenaeus (Gill, 1858)
Corydoras macrosteus Regan, 1912
Corydoras microps Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
Corydoras schultzei
Corydoras schulzei Holly, 1940
Corydoras venezuelanus Ihering, 1911
Hoplosoma aeneum Gill, 1858

Other names

= Bronze Corydoras
= Lightspot Corydoras


juvenile animal



Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [7777]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/6096]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Corydoras aeneus (Gill, 1858)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Corydoras aeneus (Gill, 1858)]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Corydoras aeneus (Gill, 1858)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013
EN Gomiero, L. M.; F. M. S. Braga. (2006): Fish, Corumbataí and Jacaré-Pepira river basins, São Paulo State, Brazil [], Check List 2(1):57-67 [as Corydoras aeneus (Gill, 1858)]
EN Veríssimo, S.; C. S. Pavanelli; H. A. Britski; M. M. M. Moreira. (2005): Fish, Manso Reservior region of influence, Rio Paraguai basin, Mato Grosso State, Brazil. [], Check List 1(1):1-9PDF [as Corydoras aeneus (Gill, 1858)]

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