Alternative name: Pileated Antwren.
- Herpsilochmus pileatus
- Black cap
- Thick black eyestripe
- Black, white-tipped wing coverts and tail feathers
- Buffy forehead
- White streaking in the crown
- Dirty white underparts washed with buff in the breast
Coastal eastern Brazil (Bahia south of Salvador)
Has been considered conspecific with Black-capped Antwren, Creamy-bellied Antwren and Ash-throated Antwren.
Coastal, sandy-soil forests.
The diet includes invertebrates.
- Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
- SACC proposal to change the name of this species also including information on habitat
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