Dot-backed antbird

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Dot-backed antbird
Male at Apiacás, Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Hylophylax
H. punctulatus
Binomial name
Hylophylax punctulatus
(Des Murs, 1856)

Rhopotera punctulata
Rhopothera guttata

The dot-backed antbird (Hylophylax punctulatus) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical swamps.

Hylophylax punctulatus Castelnau


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Hylophylax punctulatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22701922A110864555. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22701922A110864555.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.