Band-tailed antbird

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Band-tailed antbird
Hypocnemoides maculicauda - Band-tailed Antbird.JPG
at Apiacás, Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Hypocnemoides
H. maculicauda
Binomial name
Hypocnemoides maculicauda
(Pelzeln, 1868)
Hypocnemoides maculicauda map.svg

The band-tailed antbird (Hypocnemoides maculicauda) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in the Amazon Basin south of the river Amazon (Bolivia, Brazil and Peru). Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical swamps and flooded forests.

The band-tailed antbird was described by the Austrian ornithologist August von Pelzeln in 1868 and given the binomial name Hypocnemis maculicauda.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Hypocnemoides maculicauda". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22701740A93847065. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22701740A93847065.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ von Pelzeln, August (1868). Zur Ornithologie Brasiliens : Resultate von Johann Natterers Reisen in den Jahren 1817 bis 1835 (in German and Latin). Vol. 2. Wien: A. Pichler's Witwe & Sohn. pp. 89, 164.