Hylocryptus

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Hylocryptus
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Henna-capped foliage-gleaner, Hylocryptus rectirostris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Hylocryptus
Chapman, 1919
Species

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Hylocryptus was a genus of birds in the Furnariidae family. The AOU has merged the genus into Clibanornis.

Species[edit]

Recent evidence suggests that another species, the Santa Marta foliage-gleaner, possibly also should be placed in this genus.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krabbe, N. (2008). Vocal evidence for restitution of species rank to a Santa Marta endemic: Automolus rufipectus Bangs (Furnariidae), with comments on its generic affinities. Bull. B.O.C. 128(4): 219-227