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Scientific Name Trichomycterus illuvies  Reis & de Pinna, 2022
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Santo Antônio at bridge in town of Ferros, tributary of Rio Doce, Ferros, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 19°13'34.50"S, 43°1'9.50"W.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
Down Habitat Information
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Doce, Santo Antônio (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Down Husbandry Information
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. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society v. 197 (no. 2), pp 51, Fig. 24.
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Last Update 2023 May 16 14:03 (species record created: 2022 Nov 20 04:24)