Tyrant-flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Unstreaked Tit-tyrant (Anairetes agraphia) - HBW 9, p. 283

French: Taurillon uni German: Weißbauch-Tachurityrann Spanish: Cachudito Liso

Taxonomy: Anaeretes agraphia Chapman, 1919, Idma, 9000 feet [c. 2740 m], Peru.
Genus was long known as Spizitornis. This species and closely related A. agilis often placed together in a separate genus, Uromyias, recognizable on basis of syringeal and plumage characters, but molecular evidence indicates that they are imbedded within present genus. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • plengei (Schulenberg & Graham, 1981) - N Peru (Cordillera Colán, in C Amazonas).
  • squamigerus (O’Neill & Parker, 1976) - C Peru from E La Libertad S to Huánuco.
  • agraphia Chapman, 1919 - upper Urubamba Valley (Cordillera Vilcanota), in Cuzco (SE Peru).