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).
- BirdLife International 2004. Thamnophilus melanonotus[permanent dead link]. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.
- Brumfield, R. T., and S. V. Edwards. 2007. Evolution into and out of the Andes: a Bayesian analysis of historical diversification in Thamnophilus antshrikes. Evolution 61:346-367.
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