Order Passeriformes

Family Rhinocryptidae

Tapaculos
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General

Recent phylogenetic study recommends division into two subfamilies, Rhinocryptinae and Scytalopodinae#R.

  • 9-23 cm.
  • 12 genera, 61 species, 79 taxa.
  • 10 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Krabbe, N.K. & Schulenberg, T.S. (2017). Tapaculos (Rhinocryptidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/52294 on 18 October 2017).