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Scientific Name Trichomycterus maculosus  Barbosa & Costa, 2010
Common Name
Type Locality São Francisco Xavier, Cachoeira Pedro David, tributary of river do Peixe, Paraíba do Sul river basin, 22°55'29.5''S, 45°58'49.6''W, Município de São José, São Paula State, Brazil, elevation about 800 meters.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Distribution
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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.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Vertebrate Zoology v. 60 (no. 3), pp 194, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:30 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:47)