Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Bay-capped Wren-spinetail (Spartonoica maluroides) - HBW 8, p. 268

French: Synallaxe des marais German: Strichelrücken-Dickichtschlüpfer Spanish: Canastero Enano
Other common names: Wren-like Spinetail

Taxonomy: Synallaxis maluroides d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1837, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Placed in Synallaxis by some authors, but thought to be more closely related to Asthenes or Leptasthenura by others. Monotypic.

Distribution: NC Argentina (Chaco and Corrientes S to Córdoba, Mendoza, La Pampa and Buenos Aires), extreme SE Brazil (S Rio Grande do Sul) and Uruguay.