Orange-bellied manakin

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Orange-bellied manakin
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pipridae
Genus: Lepidothrix
Species: L. suavissima
Binomial name
Lepidothrix suavissima
(Salvin & Godman, 1882)
Synonyms

Pipra suavissima Salvin & Godman, 1882

The orange-bellied manakin (Lepidothrix suavissima), also known as the tepui[verification needed] manakin, is a species of bird in the Pipridae family. It resembles and is closely related to the white-fronted manakin (L. serena), and the two were formerly considered conspecific.

It is, as suggested by its alternative common name, restricted to humid forest growing on the tepuis in southern Venezuela, far northern Brazil, and central Guyana.

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