Klages's antwren

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Klages's antwren
Myrmotherula klagesi - Klages's antwren (male), Anavilhanas, Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil 02.jpg
male at Anavilhanas National Park, Novo Airão, Amazonas state, Brazil.
Myrmotherula klagesi - Klages's antwren (female), Anavilhanas, Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil 01.jpg
female at Anavilhanas National Park, Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Myrmotherula
Species:
M. klagesi
Binomial name
Myrmotherula klagesi
Todd, 1927

The Klages's antwren (Myrmotherula klagesi) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is endemic to Brazil. It is named after the collector of the first specimen, Samuel M. Klages (1875-1957).

Its natural habitat is the canopy and edges of varzea forest. It is threatened by habitat loss and is listed by IUCN as Vulnerable.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International. 2017. Myrmotherula klagesi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22701439A118900498. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22701439A118900498.en. Downloaded on 01 January 2019.