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Biology

Found along the margins of semilentic stretches of a shallow, clear water river, greatest depth of 1.20 m, width of 1.5 to 10 m, with sand and leaves on the bottom, with moderate submerged vegetation (mainly Poaceae and Cyperaceae) and a little riparian vegetation (shrubs). Feeds largely on Formicidae, followed by Diptera, Chlorophyta, unidentified vegetal organic matter, and insects fragments in lesser amount (Ref. 83954).

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