Myrmotherula

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Alagoas Antwren

 

Myrmotherula is a genus of bird mostly found in South America. It contains the following species:

 

Streaked group:

    • Pygmy Antwren (Myrmotherula brachyura): Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and heavily degraded former forest. The Pygmy Antwren is a bird of the entire Amazon Basin, the Guianan region, and the southeast Orinoco River Basin in Venezuela; besides northern Brazil, it occurs in Amazonian Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.

    • Moustached Antwren (Myrmotherula ignota): It has two allopatric subspecies, both sometimes considered separate monotypic species:
      • Griscom's Antwren (Myrmotherula (ignota) ignota): Found the Chocó of north-western Ecuador, western Colombia and eastern Panama.

      • Short-billed Antwren (Myrmotherula (ignota) obscura): Found in the Amazon of north-eastern Peru, eastern Ecuador, south-eastern Colombia and north-western Brazi

    • Yellow-throated Antwren (Myrmotherula ambigua): Found in Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela.

    • Sclater's Antwren (Myrmotherula sclateri) : Found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru.

    • Guianan Streaked-Antwren (Myrmotherula surinamensis)

    • Amazonian Streaked-Antwren (Myrmotherula multostriata) : Found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru.

    • Pacific Antwren (Myrmotherula pacifica) : Found in Colombia and Ecuador.

    • Cherrie's Antwren (Myrmotherula cherriei) : Found in Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela.

    • Klages's Antwren (Myrmotherula klagesi): Endemic to Brazil.

    • Stripe-chested Antwren (Myrmotherula longicauda) : Found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.
 

Grey group (may include Formicivora):

    • White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris)

    • Slaty Antwren (Myrmotherula schisticolor)

    • Rio Suno Antwren (Myrmotherula sunensis) : Found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

    • Salvadori's Antwren (Myrmotherula minor) : Endemic to Brazil

    • Ihering's Antwren (Myrmotherula iheringi) : Found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru.

    • Rio de Janeiro Antwren (Myrmotherula fluminensis) : Endemic to Brazil, and is currently thought only to survive in Guapi Açu Ecological Reserve, although identification is tricky and its continued survival has been questioned.

    • Plain-winged Antwren (Myrmotherula behni) : Found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, and Venezuela.

    • Ashy Antwren (Myrmotherula grisea) : Endemic to Bolivia.

    • Unicolored Antwren (Myrmotherula unicolor)

    • Alagoas Antwren (Myrmotherula snowi)

    • Long-winged Antwren (Myrmotherula longipennis) : Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.

    • Band-tailed Antwren (Myrmotherula urosticta) : Endemic to Brazil.

    • Grey Antwren (Myrmotherula menetriesii) : Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.

    • Rufous-bellied Antwren (Myrmotherula guttata) : Found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. The bird's range is in the entire north of the Amazon Basin, from Venezuela in the west to the Brazilian state of Amapá to the east, but is not found south of the Amazon River.Plain-throated Antwren (Myrmotherula hauxwelli) : Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

    • Leaden Antwren (Myrmotherula assimilis) : Found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru.


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Unassigned (relationships unknown):

    • Star-throated Antwren (Myrmotherula gularis) : Endemic to Brazil.

 

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