P. L. Sclater, 1856,
Forms a species group with S. cabanisi and S. macconnelli, and genetic data#R confirm that the three form a clade. All have often been treated as conspecific, but present species differs from the two others in tail structure (often considered an important taxonomic character in this family), and recent molecular phylogeny found evidence that it is more closely related to the “S. ruficapilla group”#R (which see); further sampling required. Race brunneicaudalis formerly treated as separate species, but race obscura appears intermediate between it and nominate. Three subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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