Buntings and New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Blackish-blue Seedeater (Amaurospiza moesta) - HBW 16, p. 665

French: Sporophile noirâtre German: Weißachselpfäffchen Spanish: Semillero Negruzco

Taxonomy: Sporophila moesta Hartlaub, 1853, Brazil.
Molecular data indicate that genus may belong in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae), rather than in present one. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Brazil (S Espírito Santo S to Paraná and N Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).

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