Tepui antpitta

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Tepui antpitta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Grallariidae
Genus: Myrmothera
Species: M. simplex
Binomial name
Myrmothera simplex
(Salvin & Godman, 1884)

The tepui antpitta[2] or brown-breasted antpitta (Myrmothera simplex) is a species of bird in the Grallariidae family.

It occurs in Venezuela, western Guyana and far northern Roraima.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Myrmothera simplex". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Gill, F., Wright, M. & Donsker, D. (2009). IOC World Bird Names (version 2.2). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/ Accessed 30 August 2009