Fire-throated Metaltail (Metallura eupogon) - HBW 5, p. 652
French: Métallure à gorge feu
Spanish: Metalura Barbafuego
Taxonomy: Urolampra eupogon Cabanis, 1874, Maraynioc, Junín, Peru.
Forms superspecies with M. aeneocauda, M. theresiae, M. odomae, M. baroni and M. williami. Sometimes considered to include M. odomae and (in past) M. baroni as races, but differences in coloration, together with geographical separation, justify their treatment as separate species. Monotypic.
Distribution: E slope of Andes in C Peru, from immediately S of R Huallaga in Huánuco to R Apurímac.
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