Snethlage’s Antpitta / Hylopezus paraensis

Snethlage\'s Antpitta / Hylopezus paraensis

Snethlage's Antpitta

SCI Name:  Hylopezus paraensis
Protonym:  Grallaria macularia paraensis Orn.Monatsb. 18 p.192
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Grallariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  spoant5
Type Locality:  
Publish Year:  1910
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(Grallariidae; Streak-chested Antpitta H. perspicillatus) Gr ὑλη hulē  woodland, forest; πεζος pezos  walking  < πατεω pateō  to walk; "Hylopezus gen. nov. ... Related to Grallaria Vieillot but nasal fossæ longer and narrower ... nostrils more linear and separated from frontal feathering by naked integument; much weaker and more slender (nearly terete) bill, etc.  Type.- Grallaria perspicillata Lawrence.  ('Yλη, a wood, forest; πεζος, walking.)" (Ridgway 1909); "Hylopezus RIDGWAY, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 21, 1909, p. 71 (type [by original designation] Grallaria perspicillata LAWRENCE)." (Hellmayr, 1924, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. III, 334).
Var. Hylopezas.

Pará State, eastern Brazil.