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Alternative name: Ornate Antwren

Epinecrophylla ornata

Myrmotherula ornata



Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.


Placed in genus Epinecrophylla by Clements (2010)[1] and Gill and Donsker (2010)[3], and in genus Myrmotherula by Dickinson (2003)[2].


Five subspecies are recognized[1].

  • E. o. ornata
    • Andean foothills of central Colombia (Meta)
  • E. o. saturata
    • S-cent. Colombia to e Ecuador and ne Peru (n of R. Marañón)
  • E. o. atrogularis
    • E-cent. Peru and extreme sw Amazonian Brazil
  • E. o. meridionalis
    • SE Peru (Madre de Dios, Puno), adj. Brazil and nw Bolivia
  • E. o. hoffmannsi
    • SE Amazonian Brazil


Moist lowland forests and swamps.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Dickinson, EC, ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed., with updates to December 2007 (Corrigenda 7). Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691117010
  3. Gill F, D Donsker & P Rasmussen (Eds). 2021. IOC World Bird List (v11.1). doi : 10.14344/IOC.ML.11.1. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/

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