Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Zapata Wren (Ferminia cerverai) - HBW 10, p. 417

French: Troglodyte de Zapata German: Kubazaunkönig Spanish: Cucarachero de Zapata
Other common names: Cervera’s Wren, Cuban Marsh Wren, Fermina Wren

Taxonomy: Ferminia cerverai Barbour, 1926, Santo Tomás, Zapata Peninsula, Cuba.
A highly aberrant species, with uncertain affinities. May be most closely related to Cistothorus or Troglodytes, but in need of much further study, especially of its DNA, to elucidate its true taxonomic relationships. Monotypic.

Distribution: Zapata Swamp, in W Cuba.