Tapaculos (Rhinocryptidae)

Spillmann's Tapaculo (Scytalopus spillmanni) - HBW 8, p. 776

French: Mérulaxe de Spillmann German: Ecuador-Rostflankentapaculo Spanish: Churrín de Spillmann

Taxonomy: Scytalopus latebricola spillmanni Stresemann, 1937, Volcán Iliniza, Ecuador.
Forms a superspecies with S. parkeri. Formerly considered a race of S. latebricola. Monotypic.

Distribution: C Andes of Colombia S to Ecuador (in W to Cotopaxi, in E to right bank of R Paute).