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Scientific Name Trichomycterus pantherinus  Alencar & Costa, 2004
Common Name
Type Locality Below waterfall near Fazenda Sete Quedas, Rio da Prata, Rio Santa Maria da Victória basin, 20°03'15.9''S, 40°32'20.5''W, Município Santa Leopoldina, Estado de Espírito Santo, Brazil, elevation 377 meters.
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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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: southeastern Brazil.
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Santa Maria da Vitória (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Zootaxa No. 744, pp 2, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 04 00:10 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:54)