Ground-antbirds (Formicariidae)

Moustached Antpitta (Grallaria alleni) - HBW 8, p. 716

French: Grallaire à moustaches German: Grauscheitel-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí Bigotudo

Taxonomy: Grallaria alleni Chapman, 1912, Salento, 7000 feet [c. 2140 m], Central Andes, Cauca, Colombia.
Probably closely related to G. chthonia. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • alleni Chapman, 1912 - Colombia on W slope of C Andes (Risaralda, in Cauca).
  • andaquiensis Hernández & Rodríguez, 1979 - head of Magdalena Valley, in Colombia, and both slopes in N Ecuador (S to Napo and Cotopaxi).