Malacoptila torquata minor
Hitherto considered conspecific with M. striata, but differs in its much smaller size, with tarsus width (2.0 vs 2.7 mm; n = 2 for minor) suggesting great difference in mass (at least 3); brighter and broader tan breastband (2); white vs pale brown, lightly barred lower breast, flanks and belly (2); call possibly slower in delivery, but larger sample needed (ns). Morphological evidence supported by molecular analysis#R. Monotypic.
NE Brazil (N Maranhão, Piauí).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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