Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thamnophilidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Acre, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Para, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Los Amigos, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Acre, Brazil
Status: The White-eyed Stiplethroat is uncommon and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1500 m along the east slope of the Andes. It also occurs in Br and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Hormiguerito de Ojo Blanco.
Sub-species: White-eyed Stiplethroat (Epinecrophylla leucophthalma leucophthalma), (Pelzeln), 1869. E Peru (E of R Ucayali), W Brazil S of R Amazon (E to lower R Madeira and drainage of R Aripuanã) and NW & NE Bolivia (Pando, NE Santa Cruz).
(Epinecrophylla leucophthalma dissita), (J. Bond), 1950. SE Peru (Puno) and adjacent Bolivia (La Paz).
Meaning of Name: Epinecrophylla: Gr. Epi= on, nekros= dead and phullon= leaf. In reference to search for insects on dead hanging leaves. leucophthalma: Gr. Leukos= white and ophthalmos= eye.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2017.