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Scientific Name Trichomycterus zapatocaensis  Ardila RodrĂ­guez, 2023
Common Name
Type Locality Cueva del Nitro, Municipio de Zapatoca, Departamento de Santander, Colombia, elevation 1720 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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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. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Barranquilla, Departamento del Atlántico No. 91, pp 5, Figs. 1, 3A-B, 4A, 5-7.
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Last Update 2024 Mar 07 10:58 (species record created: 2023 Nov 30 18:27)