Ground-antbirds (Formicariidae)

Elusive Antpitta (Grallaria eludens) - HBW 8, p. 726

French: Grallaire secrète German: Fahlbrust-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí del Ucayali

Taxonomy: Grallaria eludens Lowery and O’Neill, 1969, vicinity of Balta, c. 300 m, Río Curanja, south-east Loreto, Peru.
Previously placed with G. dignissima, with which it forms a superspecies, in a separate genus Thamnocharis. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Peru (E of R Ucayali), and recently recorded in SW Amazonian Brazil in Amazonas (Benjamin Constante) and Acre (Caipora, on upper R Juruá).

  • Near Threatened
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