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Scientific Name Trichomycterus jacupiranga  Wosiacki & Oyakawa, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Cajati, Parque Estadual de Jacupiranga, rio do Queimado, São Paulo State, Brazil.
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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Distribution South America: Rio Ribeira de Iguape basin, Brazil.
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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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 4), pp 469, Figs. 5-6.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 17 09:36 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:44)