White-flanked Antwren

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White-flanked Antwren
Myrmotherula axillaris -NW Ecuador-4.jpg
Male in NW Ecuador
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Myrmotherula
Species: M. axillaris
Binomial name
Myrmotherula axillaris
(Vieillot, 1817)

The White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris) is a passerine bird in the antbird family. It is the only antwren with white flank patches.[1] Vieillot named the species in 1817. Because it has a large range, it does not reach the status of vulnerable.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Overview - White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris) - Neotropical Birds". Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  2. "White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris) - BirdLife species factsheet". Retrieved 2012-06-12. 

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