Black-backed antshrike

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Black-backed antshrike
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Thamnophilus
Species: T. melanonotus
Binomial name
Thamnophilus melanonotus
(Sclater, 1855)

Sakesphorus melanonotus

The black-backed antshrike (Thamnophilus melanonotus) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It has recently been proposed that it more properly belongs to the genus Thamnophilus (Brumfield et al., 2007).