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Hylophylax naevia.jpg
Spot-backed antbird (H. naevius)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Hylophylax
Ridgway, 1909

Hylophylax is a genus of bird in the family Thamnophilidae.


The scale-backed antbird belongs in a different clade, and has therefore been transferred to the monotypic genus Willisornis.[1][2]


  1. ^ Revive the genus Dichropogon - South American Classification Committee (2007)
  2. ^ Reassign Dichropogon to Willisornis - South American Classification Committee (2008)