Rhinocryptidae


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Rhinocryptidae

[‚rīn·ə′krip·tə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The tapaculos, a family of ground-inhabiting suboscine birds in the suborder Tyranni characterized by a large, movable flap which covers the nostrils.
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Segunda parte (Aves: Falconidae, Scolopacidae, Thinocoridae, Columbidae, Psittacidae, Strigidae, Caprimulgidae, Apodidae, Furnariidae, Rhinocryptidae y Tyrannidae).
The genus Scytalopus is the most diverse within the Rhinocryptidae, containing around 40 species (Krabbe and Schulenberg 1997, 2003).
Little is known about the life history and ecology of tropical species, particularly with regard to endangered and threatened species of the Melanopareiidae and Rhinocryptidae (Krabbe and Schulenberg 2003).
dignissima White-lored Antpitta Hylopezus fulviventris Thrush-like Antpitta Myrmothera campanisona Gnateaters Conopophagidae Ash-throated Gnateater Conopophaga peruviana Tapaculos Rhinocryptidae Rusty-belted Tapaculo Liosceles thoracicus Cotingas Cotingidae Black-necked Red Cotinga Phoenicircus nigricollis Brazilian Laniisoma Laniisoma elegans Masked Tityra Tityra semifasciata Black-crowned Tityra T.