Esmeraldas Antbird / Sipia nigricauda
Protonym: Myrmeciza nigricauda Biol.Centr.-Am. 2 p.230
Taxonomy: Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae / Sipia
Taxonomy Code: esmant1
Type Locality: Intac, Ecuador.
Author: Salvin & Godman
Publish Year: 1892
IUCN Status: Least Concern
(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Stub-tailed Antbird S. berlepschi) Sipi, Chocó, western Colombia; "SIPIA Hellmayr, genus nov.b ... b 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).
L. niger black; cauda tail.
UPPERCASE: current genus
Uppercase first letter: generic synonym
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lowercase: species and subspecies
●: early names, variants, mispellings
†: type species
Gr.: ancient Greek
<: derived from
syn: synonym of
/: separates historical and modern geographic names
ex: based on
TL: type locality
OD: original diagnosis (genus) or original description (species)