Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Fulvous-dotted Treerunner (Margarornis stellatus) - HBW 8, p. 322

French: Anabasitte étoilée German: Schmuckbrust-Stachelschwanz Spanish: Subepalo Estrellado
Other common names: Star-chested Treerunner

Taxonomy: Margarornis stellatus P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1873, Province of Quito, Ecuador.
Anatomical data are consistent with the idea that this genus and Premnornis, Premnoplex and Roraimia are each others’ closest relatives; various authors merge one or all of those into present genus. Monotypic.

Distribution: W & C Andes of Colombia (S from S Chocó, and in Antioquia) and W Ecuador (S to Chimborazo).