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Scientific Name Trichomycterus mutabilicolor  Costa, 2022
Common Name
Type Locality Cachoeira Mato Limpo, Riacho Pedacinho do Céu, Rio Taboão drainage, upper Rio Paraitinga drainage, Rio Paraíba do Sul basin, Município de Cunha, São Paulo State, Brazil, 23°09'25"S, 44°51'21"W, elevation about 1335 meters.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. From the Latin mutabilicolor (changing colour), referring to the striking colouration change over the course of the species growth.
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Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Paraíba do Sul, Paraitinga (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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 Zoological Studies v. 61: 11, pp 5, Figs. 2, 3C-D, 4.
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Last Update 2022 Nov 20 04:09 (species record created: 2022 May 11 02:41)