Ash-colored tapaculo

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Ash-colored tapaculo
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Rhinocryptidae
Genus: Myornis
Chapman, 1915
M. senilis
Binomial name
Myornis senilis
(Lafresnaye, 1840)

The ash-colored tapaculo (Myornis senilis) is a tapaculo species. Placed in the monotypic genus Myornis,[2] its affiliations are not well-determined; provisionally it is placed with the other tapaculos in the family Formicariidae.

It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[1]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Myornis senilis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Myornis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 3 April 2013.