Serra Antwren (Formicivora serrana) - HBW 8, p. 614
French: Grisin des montagnes
Spanish: Hormiguerito Serrano
Taxonomy: Neorhopias serrana Hellmayr, 1929, Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Morphological, vocal and molecular studies indicate that, with exception of F. iheringi, all species placed in current genus form a well-defined group. Present species considered to belong to a clade along with F. littoralis and F. melanogaster. Forms a superspecies with former, with which previously considered conspecific but found to differ in morphology and ecology; also, has been treated as race of latter. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- serrana (Hellmayr, 1929) - SE Brazil (E Minas Gerais and adjacent C Espírito Santo).
- interposita Gonzaga & Pacheco, 1990 - valley of R Paraiba do Sul in extreme SE Minas Gerais and adjacent NW Rio de Janeiro.
- Least Concern
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