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Margarops fuscatus

Scaly-breasted Thrasher 

Margarops fuscus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Muscicapoidea
Familia: Mimidae
Genus: Margarops
Species: Margarops fuscus
Subspecies: M. f. atlanticus - M. f. fuscus - M. f. hypenemus - M. f. schwartzi - M. f. vincenti


Margarops fuscus (Statius M├╝ller, 1776)

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Des Ritters C. von Linne...vollstandiges Natursystem. Supplement p.170

The Scaly-breasted Thrasher (Allenia fusca) is a species of bird in the Mimidae family found in the Caribbean Lesser Antilles. It was formerly united with the Pearly-eyed Thrasher in Margarops but now is again placed in the monotypic genus Allenia.

It is found in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It may have disappeared from Barbados, Barbuda and Sint Eustatius. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

BirdLife International 2004. Margarops fuscus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007.

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