- Myrmotherula multostriata
9â€“10 cm (3Â½-4 in)
- Black upperparts streaked with white
- White underparts streaked with black
- Black wings with two broad white wing-bars
- Orange-rufous head and nape with black streaks
- Ochraceous underparts
South America: found from eastern Colombia to northern Bolivia and Brazil south of River Amazon.
This is a monotypic species.
This taxon is considered a subspecies of Guianan Streaked Antwren Myrmotherula surinamensis (sensu lato) by some authors
Trees and shrubs near water and at the edge of vÃ¡rzea forest.
There is little detailed information. Their diet consists of small insects, especially butterfly and moth larvae, and spiders.
Their nest is a small cup or pouch.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Arthur Grosset
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2018)
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