Tapaculos (Rhinocryptidae)

Stresemann's Bristlefront (Merulaxis stresemanni) - HBW 8, p. 785

French: Mérulaxe de Stresemann German: Nördlicher Stirnhaubentapaculo Spanish: Macuquiño de Stresemann

Taxonomy: Merulaxis stresemanni Sick, 1960, near Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
Probably forms a superspecies with M. ater; possibly conspecific, but differs in general size, in proportions of bill and feet, and in vocalizations. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Brazil in coastal Bahia: recorded from Recôncavo (near Salvador), Ilhéus and Una.

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