Stripe-backed antbird

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Stripe-backed antbird
Stripe-backed Antbird Myrmorchilus strigilat.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Myrmorchilus
Ridgway, 1909
M. strigilatus
Binomial name
Myrmorchilus strigilatus
(Wied, 1831)
Myrmorchilus strigilatus map.svg

The stripe-backed antbird (Myrmorchilus strigilatus) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is monotypic within the genus Myrmorchilus.[2] It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay,[1] where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.[1]

The genus Myrmorchilus was erected by the American ornithologist Robert Ridgway in 1909.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d BirdLife International (2016). "Myrmorchilus strigilatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22701546A93835535. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22701546A93835535.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b "ITIS Report: Myrmorchilus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
  3. ^ Ridgway, Robert (1909). "New genera, species and subspecies of Formicariidae, Furnariidae, and Dendrocolaptidae". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 22: 69–74 [69–70].