Tapaculos (Rhinocryptidae)

Brown-rumped Tapaculo (Scytalopus latebricola) - HBW 8, p. 775

French: Mérulaxe à croupion brun German: Kolumbianischer Rostflankentapaculo Spanish: Churrín Ratona

Taxonomy: Scytalopus latebricola Bangs, 1899, Páramo de Chiruqua, 12,000 feet [c. 3660 m], Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.
Formerly included S. caracae, S. meridanus and S. spillmanni as races; race infasciatus of S. griseicollis has also sometimes been treated as conspecific with present species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Santa Marta Mts (N Colombia).

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