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Photo by Doctorr_BP
Location: Parque Municipal da Concórdia - Barra do Piraí - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
Rhopias gularis



South eastern Brazil.


Clements regards this as a monotypic species [2].
It was formerly placed in the genus Myrmotherula.

It has been proposed that this taxon should be transferred to the monotypic genus Rhopias[1]


Moist lowland forests moist montanes.



  1. Birdforum thread discussing taxonomy of this species
  2. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist

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