Iquitos gnatcatcher

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Iquitos gnatcatcher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Polioptilidae
Genus: Polioptila
Species: P. clementsi
Binomial name
Polioptila clementsi
B.M. Whitney & J.A. Alonso, 2005

The Iquitos gnatcatcher (Polioptila clementsi) is a gnatcatcher described as new to science in 2005.[2] It is currently only known from the Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve, west of Iquitos, Peru. The species is a member of the Polioptila guianensis complex. It is named after James F. Clements.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Polioptila clementsi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Whitney, Bret M.; Alonso, Jose Alvarez (2005-06-01). "A new species of gnatcatcher from white-sand forests of northern amazonian peru with revision of the polioptila guianensis complex". The Wilson Bulletin. 117 (2): 113–127. doi:10.1676/04-064. ISSN 0043-5643. 

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