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Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Riverside Wren (Thryothorus semibadius) - HBW 10, p. 425

French: Troglodyte des ruisseaux German: Uferzaunkönig Spanish: Cucarachero Ribereño
Other common names: Salvin’s Wren

Taxonomy: Thryothorus semibadius Salvin, 1870, Bugaba, actually Chiriquí, Panama.
Sometimes considered conspecific with T. nigricapillus, but differs in plumage and no evidence of intergradation where ranges approach in Costa Rica and W Panama; separation also supported by recent DNA analyses. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mainly in Pacific drainage from C Costa Rica (S from S end of Golfo de Nicoya) S to W Panama.