- Thamnophilus zarumae
- Black and white barred on upperside (a little more buff on uppertail coverts)
- Underside black and white barred from throat to breast, rear half buff
- Black crest with a little white, rest of head black and white
- Long tail
- Pale brown iris
- Black and grey bill
- Brown upperside
- Pale buffy to white underside with faint streaks on breast/flanks
- Reddish-brown crest
- Face with black stripes on white to buffy base
 Similar species
Barred Antshrike is similar but found on the east side of the Andes.
South America: found on west side of Andes in Ecuador and Peru.
Chapman's Antshrike has in the past been considered conspecific with Barred Antshrike; SACC mentions that Chapman's Antshrike might actually be closer related to Chestnut-backed Antshrike.
Two subspecies are recognized:
- South-western Ecuador (El Oro and Loja) and north-western Peru (Tumbes, north-eastern Piura)
- North-western Peru (south-eastern Piura and eastern Lambayeque)
Forest edge, second growth, and scrub.
Monogamous. Usually the pair are feeding together.
The nest is made of grasses. The 2 eggs are incubated and the young cared for by both parents.
The diet includes insects and bugs.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- Restall et al. 2006. Birds of Northern South America. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300124156
- SACC Baseline read October 2010
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