First record of the White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris) in Mexico

White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris) Science Article 1

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The White:flanked Antwren Myrmotherula axillaris has a wide distribution in the tropical zone, from northeastern Honduras south through Central America to South America, west of the Andes, to northwestern Ecuador and, east of the Andes, to northern Bolivia and southeastern Brazil (A.O.U. 1983). The northernmost record was a Honduran specimen deposited at Louisiana State University Museum of Zoology (LSUMZ # 99942; female, ovary small, body mass 6 g) collected by M.J. Marcus, at Rio Mairin Tighni, 9 km SW Las Marias, Rio Platano, Depto. Gracias a Dios (40 m) on 30 January 1981 (also cf. Marcus 1983).

Manuel Marin, ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 4: 97-98

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