Dot-winged Antwren

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Dot-winged Antwren
Microrhopias quixensis - Dot-winged Antwren (male).JPG
Microrhopias quixensis
Scientific classification
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Microrhopias

Species:
M. quixensis
Binomial name
Microrhopias quixensis
(Cornalia, 1849)

The Dot-winged Antwren (Microrhopias quixensis) is a passerine bird in the antbird family. It used to be known sometimes as the Velvety Antwren. It is found in tropical Central and South America from southeastern Mexico south to western Ecuador, northern Bolivia and central Brazil.[1] The male Dot-winged Antwren is blackish, while the female has brownish underparts.[2] It is the only member of the genus Microrhopias.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Dot-winged Antwren (Microrhopias quixensis) » Planet of Birds". planetofbirds.com. 2012 [last update]. Retrieved 28 May 2012. Check date values in: |year= (help)
  2. Greenberg, R. & J. Gradwohl (1983) "Sexual Roles in the Dot-Winged Antwren (Microrhopias quixensis), a Tropical Forest Passerine". (PDF) Auk 100 (4): 920–925