Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Junin Canastero (Asthenes virgata) - HBW 8, p. 307

French: Synallaxe de Junin German: Braunschwanzcanastero Spanish: Canastero de Junín

Taxonomy: Synallaxis virgata P. L. Sclater, 1874, Junín, central Peru.
Forms a superspecies with A. flammulata, probably also including A. maculicauda. Possibly conspecific with former, which is its sister-species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes of C & S Peru (Lima, Junín, Ayacucho, Cuzco, Puno).