Myrmeciza castanea

The Myrmeciza castanea is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Results for: kastanjamuura, Myrmeciza castaneaTranslations 1 - 27 of 27 Finnish Finnish English English kastanjamuura, Myrmeciza castanea northern chestnut-tailed antbird aasiannakkeli, Sitta castanea chestnut-bellied nuthatch samettiasitti, Philepitta castanea velvet asity mustakurkkuorneero, Synallaxis castanea black-throated spinetail kaulushelttasieppo, Dyaphorophyia castanea chestnut wattle-eye rusorintakerttuli, Dendroica castanea bay-breasted warbler valkokurkkununna, More

* Northern Chestnut-tailed Antbird, Myrmeciza castanea: Found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru. It is sometimes split into two species: * the Southern Chestnut-tailed Antbird, Myrmeciza hemimelaena and the * Northern Chestnut-tailed Antbird, Myrmeciza castanea. More

Background: Myrmeciza castanea was a split from Myrmeciza hemimelaena based on call. The authors Isler et al. (2002, Auk 119: 362-378) named the species Northern Chestnut-tailed Antbird to seperate it geographically from the (Southern) Chestnut-tailed Antbird that everyone knows. The majority of the SACC members don't like compound names and voted to over-ride the name in the description (see and instead call it Zimmer's Antbird. More

for Myrmeciza castanea for reasons outlined by Van." Comments from Stiles: "I go with Zimmer's Antbird for reasons given above. Not very pretty but less cumbersome and about as appropriate as the alternative." Comments from Zimmer: "I vote "yes" on this proposal. Although I do not have the same visceral reaction to compound names that Tom has, I do find "Northern Chestnut-tailed Antbird" and "Southern Chestnut-tailed Antbird" to be really awkward. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thamnophilidae
Genus : Myrmeciza
Species : castanea
Authority : Zimmer, 1932