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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Thamnophilidae.
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The species, the Sincorá Antwren (Formicivora grantsaui), was described in:
Formicivora grantsaui occurs on rocky outcrops in the campo rupestre and F. rufa in the adjacent savannas.
First observed in 1997, it is closely related to Rusty-backed Antwren Formicivora rufa, with which it sometimes occurs sympatrically.
A new species of Formicivora antwren from the Chapada Diamantina, eastern Brazil (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae).
The seasonal deciduous forest is a well-known center of endemism for birds, harboring two very specialized species of antbirds (slender antbird Rhophornis ardesiaca and narrow-billed antbird Formicivora iheringi).
(Rhopornis ardesiacus), listed as Endnagered by the IUCN Red List; the narrow-billed antwren (Formicivora iheringi), listed as Near Threatened; the pink-legged graveteiro,