Tapajos antpitta

The Tapajos antpitta (Myrmothera subcanescens) is a species of bird in the family Grallariidae.

Tapajos antpitta
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Grallariidae
Genus: Myrmothera
M. subcanescens
Binomial name
Myrmothera subcanescens
Todd, 1927
Myrmothera subcanescens map.svg

It is found in Brazil. In 2018, the South American Classification Committee of the American Ornithological Society split this species from the thrush-like antpitta.[1]

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.


  1. ^ Remsen, J. V., Jr., J. I. Areta, C. D. Cadena, S. Claramunt, A. Jaramillo, J. F. Pacheco, J. Pérez-Emán, M. B. Robbins, F. G. Stiles, D. F. Stotz, and K. J. Zimmer. Version 21 June 2018. A classification of the bird species of South America. American Ornithologists' Union. http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm retrieved 22 June 2018