Cabanis and Heine, 1860,
#R, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Along with P. zeledoni, long placed in Acrochordopus because of distinctively serrated tarsus, but tarsal scutellation now known to be unreliable as generic character in this family. Usually treated as conspecific with P. zeledoni, but differs in its olive-green vs dull bluish-grey crown (or, in case of P. z. viridiceps, forecrown) (3); lack of white supercilium (2); and typical song or call (a repeated single overslurred “pseet”) comprising considerably lower (3) and slightly shorter (1) notes#R. Monotypic.
E Andes of Bolivia (S from La Paz) and N Argentina (S to Tucumán), also locally in E & SE Brazil (SE Bahia to N Rio Grande do Sul), SE Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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