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Formicivora is a genus of bird in the Thamnophilidae family.

It contains the following species:

  • Narrow-billed Antwren, Formicivora iheringi: Endemic to eastern Brazil where it occurs in Bahia and Minas Gerais states. Its natural habitat is deciduous and semi-deciduous forest between 250 and 1,050 metres above sea level. The continued existence of this species is threatened by habitat destruction.The Narrow-billed Antwren is sometimes put in the monotypic genus Neorhopias.

  • (Southern) White-fringed Antwren, Formicivora grisea
    • Northern White-fringed Antwren, Formicivora (grisea) intermedia

  • Black-bellied Antwren, Formicivora melanogaster: Found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay.

  • Serra Antwren, Formicivora serrana: Endemic to Brazil.

  • Restinga Antwren, Formicivora littoralis: Endemic to Brazil.

  • Black-hooded Antwren, Formicivora erythronotos: Endemic to Brazil.

  • Rusty-backed Antwren, Formicivora rufa: Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, and Suriname.

  • Sincorá Antwren, Formicivora grantsaui - Only described in 2007.

Northern White-fringed Antwren] (Formicivora intermedia) (♂) - Male


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