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Scientific NameTrichomycterus betuliaensis  Ardila Rodríguez, 2017
Common Name
Type LocalityQuebrada Golondrinas, afluente de la quebrada La Putana, vereda Golondrinas, cuenca del río Magdalena, municipio de Betulia, Departamento del Santander, Colombia.
EtymologyTrichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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FeedingThis 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.
BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesBarranquilla, Departamento del Atlántico No. 10, pp 5, Figs. 1, 2, 5A, 6A, 7A, 8.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2018 Jun 10 03:24 (species record created: 2018 Feb 22 11:22)