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Scientific Name Trichomycterus donascimientoi  Castellanos-Morales, 2018
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Type Locality Cueva de Gedania, vereda Casas Blancas, 6 km South of town, near quebrada La Gran Curí, middle Suárez River drainage, Magdalena River system, 06°08'07.9"N, 73°35'50.4"W, elevation 1871 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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General Remarks A cave-dwelling species.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 119, Figs. 1-5.
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Last Update 2021 Mar 04 14:02 (species record created: 2020 Aug 11 21:50)