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Scientific Name Farlowella mitoupibo  Ballen, Urbano-Bonilla & Zamudio, 2016
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Type Locality Caño Caribe, Puerto Lleras municipality, Ariari River, Upper Guaviare River drainage, Orinoco River basin, Meta Colombia, 3°12'45''N, 73°28'40''W, elevation 259 meters.
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology This genus is named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found here.
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Orinoco, Upper Orinoco, Guaviare (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Suggested Tankmates Smaller Tetras or Rasboras are suitably mannered - perhaps hatchetfish are best. Avoid fast or "nippy" fishes such as Danios or Barbs. Will do well with Corydoras catfish, but larger catfish or cichlids are to be avoided.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 27 (no. 4) for Dec., pp 326, Figs. 1, 2a, 3.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 12 12:31 (species record created: 2016 Nov 18 16:26)