Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Pariolius

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Scientific Name Pariolius armillatus  Cope, 1872
Common Name
Type Locality Río Ambyiacu, Peru.
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Size 32mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon River basin in Brazil and Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Feeding In the wild feeds mainly on Trichoptera larvae.
Furniture Inhabits sand and gravel bottoms of creeks of relatively fast flowing water as well as sluggish waters of the same streams where aquatic vegetation is lacking.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 23, pp 289.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:32 (species record created: 2010 Feb 03 11:03)