Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Flammulated Flycatcher (Deltarhynchus flammulatus) - HBW 9, p. 441

French: Tyran flammé German: Breitschnabel-Schopftyrann Spanish: Copetón Abejerillo

Taxonomy: Myiarchus flammulatus Lawrence, 1875, Cacoprieto, Oaxaca, southern Mexico.
Affinities uncertain; no molecular phylogenetic studies have yet included this genus. Currently considered closest to Ramphotrigon, differing in syringeal characters. Monotypic.

Distribution: Incompletely known. SW & S Mexico, from S Sinaloa S to Chiapas; populations in CW Chiapas (between El Sumidero and Tuxtla Gutiérrez, in Atlantic drainage of Cuenca Central) likely isolated from those along Pacific coast. Possibly also in Guatemala.

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