Plain-throated Antwren (Myrmotherula hauxwelli) - HBW 8, p. 583
French: Myrmidon de Hauxwell
Spanish: Hormiguerito de Hauxwell
Taxonomy: Formicivora hauxwelli P. L. Sclater, 1857, Chamicuros, Loreto, Peru.
Forms a superspecies with M. guttata, but their relationship to other groups in the genus is uncertain. Described race clarior (C Brazil) appears to intergrade clinally with nominate and is merged with it, pending further study. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- suffusa J. T. Zimmer, 1932 - SE Colombia (from Meta S along base of Andes, E to E Vaupés), extreme NW Amazonian Brazil (W of R Japurá), E Ecuador and NE Peru (Loreto and Amazonas N of R Marañón).
- hauxwelli (P. L. Sclater, 1857) - E Peru (S of R Amazon and R Marañón), SW & SC Amazonian Brazil (E to R Xingu in Pará, S to Acre and SW & N Mato Grosso) and NW & NE Bolivia (Pando, Beni, La Paz, NE Santa Cruz).
- hellmayri Snethlage, 1906 - E of R Xingu in E Pará and W Maranhão.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male singing and climbing a thin tree at dawn. Locality Amazonia National Park, Pará State, Brazil (ssp hauxwelli)
Josep del Hoyo 23 August 2010 2 years ago 45 sec 3.7
Brief views of a male moving in vegetation. Locality Floresta Nacional de Carajás, Pará State, Brazil (ssp hellmayri)
Josep del Hoyo 11 August 2011 1 year ago 12 sec 1.8
A male singing. Locality Amazonia National Park, Pará State, Brazil
Josep del Hoyo 23 August 2010 2 years ago 4
A singing male. Locality Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
Bradley Davis 2 April 2004 3 years ago 4
Singing male in terra firme forest. Locality Floresta Nacional de Carajás, Pará State, Brazil
David Beadle 3 February 2002 11 weeks ago 0