P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1878,
Phylogenetic analysis#R suggests that this species is either sister to all others in genus or more closely allied to Rhytipterna; in morphology and mtDNA, it is as divergent from present congeners as they are from outgroup taxa. In past, occasionally separated in monotypic Muscifur. Monotypic.
NW Peru, patchily from Tumbes S in narrow coastal zone (generally less than 50 km wide) to Ancash, formerly to N of Lima.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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