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Containing group: Rhinocryptidae


Arctander, P.,and J. Fjeldså. 1994. Andean tapaculos of the genus Scytalopus (Aves, Rhinocryptidae): a study of speciation using DNA sequence data. Pp. 205–225 in V. Loeschcke, J. Tomiuk, and S. K. Jain, eds. Conservation genetics. Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, Switzerland.

Bornschein, M.R., Mauricio, G.N., Belmonte-Lopes, R., Mata, H. and Bonatto, S.L. 2007. Diamantina Tapaculo, a new Scytalopus endemic to the Chapada Diamantina, northeastern Brazil (Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae). Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 15(2):151-174.

Maurício, G. N., H. Mata, M. R. Bornschein, C. D. Cadena, H. Alvarenga, and S. L. Bonatto. 2008. Hidden generic diversity in Neotropical birds: Molecular and anatomical data support a new genus for the “Scytalopus” indigoticus species-group (Aves: Rhinocryptidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49(1):125-135.

Whitney, B.M. 1994. A new Scytalopus tapaculo (Rhinocryptidae) from Bolivia, with notes on other Bolivian members of the genus and the magellanicus complex. Wilson Bull. 106:585-614.

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Scientific Name Scytalopus psychopompus
Location Reserva da Michelin - Ituberá - Bahia, Brazil
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Scytalopus psychopompus_Bahia Tapaculo
Source Collection Flickr
Copyright © 2007 Ciro Albano
Scientific Name Scytalopus novacapitalis
Location Serra da Canastra, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Brasilia Tapaculo (Scytalopus novacapitalis)
Copyright © 2001 Arthur Grosset
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