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Scientific Name Trichomycterus rosablanca  Mesa S., Lasso, Ochoa & DoNascimiento, 2018
Common Name
Type Locality Las Sardinas Cave, Las Sardinas Creek, tributary of Horta River, Carare River drainage, Magdalena River basin, El Peñón, Santander, Colombia, 06°05'36.0"N, 73°49'42.7"W, elevation 2308 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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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 Biota Colombiana v. 19 (Sup. 1), pp 99, Figs. 1, 2A, 3, 4A, 5A, 6A, 7.
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Last Update 2018 Oct 03 10:58 (species record created: 2018 Jun 26 12:22)