Myrmoborus myotherinus (Spix, 1825)

Machado, Tatiana Lemos da Silva, Marques de Oliveira, Uéslei, Santos do Nascimento, Sheiliane, Santos, Marcos Pérsio Dantas & Manzatto, Angelo Gilberto, 2021, Preliminary survey of avifauna of the Estação Ecológica do Cuniã in Porto Velho, northern Brazil, Check List 17 (1), pp. 289-310: 302

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Myrmoborus myotherinus (Spix, 1825)


Myrmoborus myotherinus (Spix, 1825)  

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Records. BRAZIL – Rondônia • Porto Velho, Estação Ecológica de Cuniã ; first record on 06.III.2018; ca- mera trap record; captured with mist-nets and banded; plots T02, T12, T15, T17, T27, T30, R07, R09; CEMA- VE-D77143; males and females   .

Identification. This species has a mean length of 13.5 cm. The iris is dark red. Males have gray upperparts, with black wing coverts, and the underparts are powdery gray. Female have rufous-brown upperparts, black wing coverts, and brown wing bars. This spcies has a black mask through the eye, a white throat.