Typical Antbirds (Thamnophilidae)

Ancient Antwren (Herpsilochmus gentryi) - HBW 8, p. 607

French: Grisin de Gentry German: Gentrys Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí Antiguo

Taxonomy: Herpsilochmus gentryi Whitney and Álvarez , 1998, P. J. Lores, Loreto, Peru.
Appears to form a superspecies with H. stictocephalus; similarity of vocalizations have suggested to some that both are closely related to the H. pileatus group. Monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme E Ecuador (SE Pastaza) and N Peru (Loreto W of R Napo and N of R Marañón).

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