Skutchia borbae Hellmayr, 1907
The pale-faced bare-eye (Phlegopsis borbae), sometimes known as the pale-faced antbird, is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It has often been placed in the monotypic genus Skutchia, but based on genetic evidence this genus should be merged with Phlegopsis, and this treatment was adopted by the SACC in 2010. It is endemic to humid forest in the south-central Amazon in Brazil. It is an obligate ant-follower only rarely seen away from ant swarms.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Phlegopsis borbae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- Alexandre Aleixo; Tibério C. T. Burlamaqui; M. Paula C. Schneider & Evonnildo C. Gonçalves (2009). "Molecular systematics and plumage evolution in the monotypic obligate army-ant-following genus Skutchia (Thamnophilidae)". The Condor. 111 (2): 382–387. doi:10.1525/cond.2009.080097.
- R. T. Brumfield (2010). "Merge Skutchia borbae into Phlegopsis (Thamnophilidae)". South American Classification Committee. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
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