Rusty-belted tapaculo

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Rusty-belted tapaculo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Rhinocryptidae
Genus: Liosceles
P.L. Sclater, 1865
Species: L. thoracicus
Binomial name
Liosceles thoracicus
P. L. Sclater, 1865

Pteroptochus thoracicus

taken in Ecuador in 2003. A bird of Amazonian Ecuador

The rusty-belted tapaculo (Liosceles thoracicus) is a species of bird in the Rhinocryptidae family. First described by Philip Lutley Sclater in 1865, it is monotypic within the genus Liosceles.[2] It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru,[1] where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.[3]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Liosceles thoracicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Liosceles". BirdLife International. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Liosceles thoracicus: Classifications". BirdLife International. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 

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