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Photo © by Fritz73
Camacan, Brazil, 6 September 2017
Dysithamnus stictothorax


Photo © by Fritz73
Camacan, Brazil, 6 September 2017

Dull olive upperparts, grey head, broad white stripe behind the ear-coverts which is made up of white spots, yellow underparts, grey spots on the breast. The female is similar but has a rufous crown.


Southeastern Brazil (eastern Minas Gerais to Parana) and northeastern Argentina (Misiones)


This is a monotypic species.


Moist lowland forests and montanes.



  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. Zimmer, K. and M.L. Isler (2020). Spot-breasted Antvireo (Dysithamnus stictothorax), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.spbant5.01

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