Ash-breasted Antbird (Myrmoborus lugubris) - HBW 8, p. 642
French: Alapi lugubre
Spanish: Hormiguero Lúgubre
Taxonomy: Myrmonax lugubris Cabanis, 1847, no locality = probably Pará (Belém?), Brazil.
Similar to other members of genus in morphology, vocalizations and behaviour. Races stictopterus and femininus, with geographical distributions interposed between nominate and berlepschi, are apparently also phenotypically intermediate between those; their taxonomic status is in need of review. Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- berlepschi (Hellmayr, 1910) - NE Peru (Loreto) and extreme W Amazonian Brazil (R Solimões E to Tonantins).
- stictopterus Todd, 1927 - C Amazonian Brazil (lower R Negro and nearby R Solimões).
- femininus (Hellmayr, 1910) - lower R Madeira, in SC Amazonian Brazil.
- lugubris (Cabanis, 1847) - R Amazon, from R Madeira E to Baía do Guajará, occurring in CE Amazonas and NC Pará.
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An adult female perched.
Locality Parintins, Amazonas State, Brazil
Anselmo d Affonseca 1 year ago 4
A female on a branch.
Locality Anavilhanas Archipelago, Rio Negro, Amazonas State, Brazil (ssp stictopterus)
Nick Athanas 26 January 2006 4 years ago 3.8
Locality Itacoatiara, Amazonas State, Brazil (ssp stictopterus )
William Price 19 July 2010 48 weeks ago 3.7
3 recording, first original, then after playback, finally contact call after play back Locality Explorama Lodge, Loreto Department, Peru
Niels Poul Dreyer 3 years ago 4
A singing male. Locality Anavilhanas Archipelago, Rio Negro, Amazonas State, Brazil
Bradley Davis 11 December 2008 3 years ago 4