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Cladus: Unikonta
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Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
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Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Cladus: Avemetatarsalia
Cladus: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauriformes
Cladus: Dracohors
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Eusaurischia
Subordo: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Cladus: Averostra
Cladus: Tetanurae
Cladus: Avetheropoda
Cladus: Coelurosauria
Cladus: Tyrannoraptora
Cladus: Maniraptoromorpha
Cladus: Maniraptoriformes
Cladus: Maniraptora
Cladus: Pennaraptora
Cladus: Paraves
Cladus: Eumaniraptora
Cladus: Avialae
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Cladus: Neoaves
Cladus: Telluraves
Cladus: Australaves
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Tyranni
Infraordo: Tyrannides
Parvordo: Furnariida
Superfamilia: Formicaroidea

Familia: Grallariidae
Genus: Grallaricula
Species: G. cucullata – G. cumanensis – G. ferrugineipectus – G. flavirostris – G. leymebambae – G. lineifrons – G. loricata – G. nana – G. ochraceifrons – G. peruviana

Grallaricula P.L. Sclater, 1858

Typus: Grallaria flavirostris P.L. Sclater, 1858 = Grallaricula flavirostris


Apocryptornis Chapman, 1924 Am.Mus.Novit. p. 5

Primary references

Sclater, P.L. 1858. Synopsis of the American Ant-Birds (Formicariidae) Part III. Containing the third subfamily Formicariinae, or Ant-Trushes. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Pt. 26 no. 364: 272–289. BHL Reference page. Original description p. 283 BHL

Additional references

Donegan, T.M. 2008. Geographical variation in Slate-crowned Antpitta Grallaricula nana, with descriptions of two subspecies, from Colombia and Venezuela. Bulletin of British Ornithologists' Club. 128(3): 150–178. Full article viewReference page.
Van Doren, B.M., Freeman, B.G., Aristizábal, N., Álvarez-R, M., Pérez-Emán, J., Cuervo, A.M. & Bravo, G.A. 2018. Species limits in the Rusty-breasted Antpitta (Grallaricula ferrugineipectus) complex. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 130: 152-167. DOI: 10.1676/16-126.1Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Antpittas
español: Ponchitos

Grallaricula is a genus of bird in the family Grallariidae.

It contains the following ten species:

Ochre-breasted antpitta, Grallaricula flavirostris
Rusty-breasted antpitta, Grallaricula ferrugineipectus
Rufous-breasted antpitta, Grallaricula leymebambae
Scallop-breasted antpitta, Grallaricula loricata
Hooded antpitta, Grallaricula cucullata
Peruvian antpitta, Grallaricula peruviana
Ochre-fronted antpitta, Grallaricula ochraceifrons
Slaty-crowned antpitta, Grallaricula nana
Crescent-faced antpitta, Grallaricula lineifrons
Sucre antpitta, Grallaricula cumanensis

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