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Western Fire-eye

Pyriglena maura (Ménétries, 1835)

The western fire-eye is an insectivorous bird in the antbird family Thamnophilidae. It is found in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, and Brazil. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Thamnophilidae
Genus:
   Pyriglena
Scientific:
  Pyriglena maura


Original description

Citation:
  (Ménétries, 1835)

Reference:
  FauneOrn.Sib.Orient. p. 506, pl. 7, fig. a

Protonym:
  Formicivora maura

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2438D7896292E971

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2438D789

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2438D789


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 918302

Geographic range:

  • Pyriglena maura maura: E Bolivia to s-cent. Brazil (Mato Grosso) and n Paraguay
  • Pyriglena maura marcapatensis: SE Peru (Madre de Dios, Cusco and Puno)
  • Pyriglena maura hellmayri: W-cent. Bolivia (Beni, La Paz, Cochabamba and w Santa Cruz)
  • Pyriglena maura pacifica: W Ecuador and extreme nw Peru (Tumbes)
  • Pyriglena maura picea: E Andean slope of Peru (s Amazonas to Junín and Ayacucho)
  • Pyriglena maura castanoptera: E Andean slope of s Colombia to e Ecuador and n Peru
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English:
Western Fire-eye
German:
Glutaugen-Ameisenvogel
Spanish:
Ojodefuego Occidental
Spanish (Spain):
Ojodefuego occidental
French:
Alapi de Ménétries
Dutch:
Westelijke Vuuroog
Polish:
węglarz czarnogłowy
Portuguese:
papa-taoca-do-pantanal
Portuguese (Brazil):
papa-taoca-do-pantanal
Russian:
Западная огнеглазка
Slovak:
ohňoočko ebenové
Serbian:
Zapadna vatrooka mravarka
Swedish:
västligt eldöga
Chinese:
西白背红眼蚁鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Western Fire-eye ( Pyriglena maura) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pyriglena [leuconota, maura or similis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


German: Glutaugen-Ameisenvogel
English: Western Fire-eye
English (IOC): Western Fire-eye
English (United States): Western Fire-eye
Spanish: Ojodefuego Occidental
Spanish (Spain): Ojodefuego occidental
Spanish (Paraguay): Batará espalda blanca
French: Alapi à dos blanc (maura), Alapi de Ménétries
Scientific: Formicivora maura, Pyriglena maura, Pyriglena maura maura
Dutch: Westelijke Vuuroog
Polish: węglarz czarnogłowy
Portuguese: papa-taoca-do-pantanal
Portuguese (Brazil): papa-taoca-do-pantanal
Portuguese (Portugal): olho-de-fogo-ocidental
Russian: Западная огнеглазка
Slovak: ohňoočko ebenové
Serbian: Zapadna vatrooka mravarka
Swedish: västligt eldöga
Turkish: Batılı Alevli Karıncakuşu
Chinese: 西白背红眼蚁鸟

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