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Scientific Name Trichomycterus pirabitira  Barbosa & Azevedo-Santos, 2012
Common Name
Type Locality Small stream between Carmo do rio Claro and Conceição da Aparecida, tributary of rio Grande, rio Paraná basin, ca. 21°8′53''S, 46°14′95''W, Estado de Minas Gerais: Município de Conceição da Aparecida, Brazil, elevation ca. 960 meters.
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.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Vertebrate Zoology v. 62 (no. 3), pp 358, Fig. 1-2.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 05:21 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:57)