Dull-mantled Antbird / Sipia laemosticta

Dull-mantled Antbird / Sipia laemosticta

Dull-mantled Antbird

SCI Name:  Sipia laemosticta
Protonym:  Myrmeciza laemosticta Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1864) (1864), Pt3 p.582
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  dumant1
Type Locality:  Tucurriqui, Costa Rica.
Publish Year:  1865
IUCN Status:  


(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Stub-tailed Antbird S. berlepschi) Sipi, Chocó, western Colombia; "SIPIA Hellmayr, genus nov....  Sipia HELLMAYR, genus nov.  Nearest to Cercomacra, but tail very much shorter (two-thirds as long as, instead of being equal to, or even longer than, the wing) and much less graduated (the outer most rectrix falling short of the penultimate one by only four millimetres); rectrices decidedly narrower; tarsus much longer and stronger.   Type: Pyriglena berlepschi HARTERT." (Hellmayr 1924).

laemosticta / laemostictus
Gr. λαιμος laimos throat; στικτος stiktos spotted < στιζω stizō to tattoo.