Myrmotherula

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Myrmotherula
Unicoloured Antwren.jpg
Unicolored antwren
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Myrmotherula
P.L. Sclater, 1858
Species

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Myrmotherula is a genus of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. Several species previously included in this genus as the "stipple-throated group" have now been transferred to a new genus, Epinecrophylla. These are all small antbirds, measuring 9-11.5 cm (3.5-4.5 in). Myrmotherula presently contains the following species:

Streaked group:

Grey group (may include Formicivora):

References[edit]

  • Isler, M., D. Lacerda, P. Isler, S. Hackett, K. Rosenberg, and R. Brumfield (2006). Epinecrophylla, a new genus of antwrens (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 119(4): 522-527