Cichlopsis leucogenys peruvianus
Perené, Junín, Peru.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with C. leucogenys, C. gularis and C. chubbi, being closest to last of these, differing from it by its pale rufous-tinged ochre vs rich chestnut throat (3); blackish vs chestnut lores (2); pale tawny vs smoky-greyish lower breast (2); vague pale rufous pre-ocular supercilium and eyering (ns); distinctly smaller bill (one male 16.9 mm, one female 17.3 vs one male chubbi 19.7, one female 19.2; at least 1), and toes and claws smaller and more delicate (ns). Differs from C. gularis in characters given under that species. Voice unknown. Monotypic.
Locally on E slope of Andes of C Peru (Huánuco, Pasco, Junín).
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Status and conservation
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