P. L. Sclater, 1858,
Río Yavarí, Loreto, Peru.
Previously placed in Percnostola (which see) along with M. saturatus (see that species), M. rufifacies, M. brunneiceps, M. humaythae, M. leucostigma and M. caurensis, and these taxa were sometimes separated as genus Schistocichla. Monotypic.
S Colombia (Putumayo, S Caquetá, Amazonas), NE Ecuador (Sucumbíos), E Peru (E Loreto, Ucayali) and WC Amazonian Brazil (WC Amazonas, extreme W Acre).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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