Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Common Tody-flycatcher (Todirostrum cinereum) - HBW 9, p. 334

French: Todirostre familier German: Graugelb-Todityrann Spanish: Titirijí Común
Other common names: Black-fronted Tody-flycatcher

Taxonomy: [Todus] cinereus Linnaeus, 1766, Surinam.
Probably forms a superspecies with T. viridanum. Eight subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • virididorsale Parkes, 1976 - SC Veracruz (drainage of R Papaloapan) and adjacent N Oaxaca, in S Mexico.
  • finitimum Bangs, 1904 - S Mexico (S Veracruz) S to NW Costa Rica.
  • wetmorei Parkes, 1976 - C & E Costa Rica and Panama.

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  • virididorsale Parkes, 1976 - SC Veracruz (drainage of R Papaloapan) and adjacent N Oaxaca, in S Mexico.
  • finitimum Bangs, 1904 - S Mexico (S Veracruz) S to NW Costa Rica.
  • wetmorei Parkes, 1976 - C & E Costa Rica and Panama.
  • cinereum (Linnaeus, 1766) - Colombia (except SW), Venezuela (except NW), the Guianas and NE Brazil.
  • sclateri (Cabanis & Heine, 1859) - SW Colombia (SW Cauca, Nariño), W Ecuador and NW Peru (Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque).
  • peruanum J. T. Zimmer, 1930 - E Ecuador and E Peru (Loreto S to Cuzco).
  • cearae Cory, 1916 - E Brazil (E Pará E to Ceará and Alagoas, S to N Bahia).
  • coloreum Ridgway, 1906 - N Bolivia, N Paraguay, S & SE Brazil (S Mato Grosso E to Espírito Santo and São Paulo) and NE Argentina (Misiones).