Taxon profile


Formicariidae Gray, 1840

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds

Scientific synonyms

incl. Grallariidae P.L. Sclater & Salvin, 1873

Other names

= antpittas (Grallariidae)

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

genus Chamaeza Vigors, 1825
genus Cryptopezus Carneiro, Bravo & Aleixo, 2019
genus Formicarius Boddaert, 1783
genus Grallaria Vieillot, 1816
genus Grallaricula Sclater, 1858
genus Hylopezus Ridgway, 1909
genus Myrmothera Vieillot, 1816

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Formicariidae]
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Grallariidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Formicariidae Gray, 1840]

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