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Scientific Name Trichomycterus betuliaensis  Ardila Rodríguez, 2017
Common Name
Type Locality Quebrada Golondrinas, afluente de la quebrada La Putana, vereda Golondrinas, cuenca del río Magdalena, municipio de Betulia, Departamento del Santander, Colombia.
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.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Barranquilla, Departamento del Atlántico No. 10, pp 5, Figs. 1, 2, 5A, 6A, 7A, 8.
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Last Update 2018 Jun 10 03:24 (species record created: 2018 Feb 22 11:22)