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Checker-throated Antwren
Epinecrophylla fulviventris.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Epinecrophylla
Species:
E. fulviventris
Binomial name
Epinecrophylla fulviventris
(Lawrence, 1862)
Synonyms

Myrmotherula fulviventris

The checker-throated antwren (Epinecrophylla fulviventris), also known as the fulvous-bellied antwren or checker-throated stipplethroat, is a small passerine bird in the antbird family. As its name, the males have throats with a black and white "checkered" pattern. The Checker-throated Antwren is the only member of the genus that lives in the west of the Andes. The species is found from Honduras south to northern Colombia and to western Ecuador.

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