IUCN threat status:

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Occurs in shallow, cool, clear, quiet, heavily shaded forest streams, usually with a silty substrate and often in areas with a large amount of leaf debris in the water. Feeds on terrestrial insects (Diptera and Coleoptera, see Ref. 6469) and detritus. Males slimmer and brightly colored than females.


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