Typical Antbirds (Thamnophilidae)

Stripe-backed Antbird (Myrmorchilus strigilatus) - HBW 8, p. 601

French: Grisin à  dos rayé German: Strichelrücken-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Hormiguero Estriado

Taxonomy: Myiothera strigilata Wied, 1831, Bahia, Brazil.
Relationships uncertain. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • strigilatus (Wied, 1831) - NE Brazil (extreme E Piauí, C Ceará and Rio Grande do Norte S to N Minas Gerais).
  • suspicax Wetmore, 1922 - SE Bolivia (S Santa Cruz S to Tarija), adjacent Brazil (extreme SW Mato Grosso, W Mato Grosso do Sul), W Paraguay (W of R Paraguay) and N Argentina (W of R Paraná, S to Santiago del Estero and Santa Fe).