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Genus: Cantorchilus

[edit] Description

[edit] Taxonomy

Cantorchilus if recognized would be a genus in the family Troglodytidae.
All species of this genus were formerly assigned to genus Thryothorus.

Genus Cantorchilus viewedit
C. thoracicus Stripe-breasted Wren
C. leucopogon Stripe-throated Wren
C. modestus Cabanis's Wren
C. zeledoni Canebrake Wren
C. elutus Isthmian Wren
C. semibadius Riverside Wren
C. nigricapillus Bay Wren
C. superciliaris Superciliated Wren
C. leucotis Buff-breasted Wren
C. longirostris Long-billed Wren
C. guarayanus Fawn-breasted Wren
C. griseus Gray Wren

[edit] References

  1. Birdforum thread discussing the split of genus Thryothorus
  2. SACC proposal (passed) to split the genus Thryothorus
  3. Paper describing DNA analysis of the "Thryothorus" wrens


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