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Scientific Name Trichomycterus dorsostriatus  (Eigenmann, 1917)
Common Name
Type Locality Villavicencio, Colombia.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Feeding This genus takes live or frozen food is well accepted, as is commerical dry prepared foods. Be careful not to overfeed. In nature, they feed on small invertebrates living at the bottom.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society v. 56, pp 695.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 17 01:02 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:37)