Typical Antbirds (Thamnophilidae)

White-lined Antbird (Percnostola lophotes) - HBW 8, p. 653

French: Alapi huppé German: Schwarzschopf-Ameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero Crestado
Other common names: Rufous-crested Antbird (female, when male believed unknown)

Taxonomy: Percnostola lophotes Hellmayr and Seilern, 1914, Río Sangabán, Puno, Peru.
Relationships uncertain; possibly closest to P. rufifrons, or alternatively perhaps not closely related to any other members of genus. Original description of species almost certainly based on a subadult male, having female-like plumage; adult male described much later, as a separate species “P. macrolopha”, and only relatively recently realized to be adult male of present species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme SW Amazonian Brazil (W Acre), SE Peru (E Junín, Cuzco, Madre de Dios, Puno) and NW Bolivia (Pando, N La Paz).

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