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Roraiman antwren

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Herpsilochmus
Higher classification  Herpsilochmus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Thamnophilidae
Scientific name  Herpsilochmus roraimae
Rank  Species
People also search for  Spot-backed antwren, Spot-tailed antwren

The Roraiman antwren (Herpsilochmus roraimae) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It was first described by Hellmayr in 1903 with the type locality of Mount Roraima (Venezuela).

It is found in Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

It has are two recognized subspecies:

  • H. r. katheenae Phelps Jr. & Dickerman, 1980 – tepui region of southwest Venezuela and adjacent Brazil
  • H. r. roraimae Hellmayr, 1903 – tepui region of Southeast Venezuela, adjacent Brazil and Guyana.
  • References

    Roraiman antwren Wikipedia


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