Rufous-backed Treehunter (Thripadectes scrutator) - HBW 8, p. 343
French: Anabate inca
Spanish: Trepamusgos Peruano
Other common names: Peruvian/Buff-throated/Taczanowski’s Treehunter
Taxonomy: Thripadectes scrutator Taczanowski, 1874, Maraynioc, Junín, Peru.
Forms a superspecies with T. flammulatus, and suggested by some authors as being possibly conspecific. Some specimens from S Peru (Cuzco) and Bolivia (Cochabamba) more reddish rufescent than those farther N, perhaps representing undescribed race. Monotypic.
Distribution: Andes, from N Peru (Amazonas) S to NC Bolivia (Cochabamba).
- Least Concern
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