Davis and O’Neill, 1986,
15 km north-east of Jirillo, San Martín, Peru.
Considered to be part of clade centred on H. pileatus (which see). Closest to H. motacilloides, the two being sister to the pair H. pileatus and H. atricapillus#R#R#R. An apparently undescribed antwren species from SE Peru (Puno), first discovered in 2004 in Huari Huari Valley, near town of Masiapo, and in subsequent years found at several other sites in region, most closely resembles present species in plumage and natural history#R; yet to be formally described. Monotypic.
E slope of Andes in NC Peru (Mayo Valley in N San Martín).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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