Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

White-lored Spinetail (Synallaxis albilora) - HBW 8, p. 285

French: Synallaxe ocré German: Weißzügel-Dickichtschlüpfer Spanish: Pijuí Ocráceo
Other common names: Ochre-breasted Spinetail; Araguaia Spinetail (simoni)

Taxonomy: Synallaxis albilora Pelzeln, 1856, Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Forms a superspecies with S. maranonica and S. gujanensis, and all three are often treated as conspecific. Similar in voice and plumage to S races of latter species; thorough analysis of species limits required. Race simoni considered a distinct species by some authors. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • simoni Hellmayr, 1907 - C Brazil (E Mato Grosso, Goiás).
  • albilora Pelzeln, 1856 - SE Bolivia (E Santa Cruz), SW Brazil (W Mato Grosso) and N Paraguay (E Alto Paraguay, NE Presidente Hayes, N Concepción).