Ash-breasted antbird

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Ash-breasted antbird
Myrmoborus lugubris stictopterus - Ash-breasted Antbird (female); Anavilhanas islands, Novo Airão; Amazonas, Brazil.jpg
female (subspecies stictopterus) at Anavilhanas National Park, Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brasil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Myrmoborus
Species:
M. lugubris
Binomial name
Myrmoborus lugubris
(Cabanis, 1847)
Myrmoborus lugubris map.svg

The ash-breasted antbird (Myrmoborus lugubris) is an insectivorous bird in the antbird family, Thamnophilidae. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The ash-breasted antbird was described by the German ornithologist Jean Cabanis in 1847 and given the binomial name Myrmonax lugubris.[2] The current genus Myrmoborus was introduced in 1860.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Myrmoborus lugubris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22701720A93845950. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22701720A93845950.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ Cabanis, Jean (1847). "Ornithologische notizen". Archiv für Naturgeschichte (in German). 13: 186–256 [211].
  3. ^ Cabanis, Jean; Heine, Ferdinand (1860). Museum Heineanum : Verzeichniss der ornithologischen Sammlung des Oberamtmann Ferdinand Heine, auf Gut St. Burchard vor Halberstadt (in German and Latin). Vol. 2. Halberstadt: R. Frantz. p. 9.