Perrella, Daniel F.
Piacentini, Vitor Q.
Zima, Paulo V. Q.
Francisco, Mercival R.
Número total de Autores: 6
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
 Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Programa Posgrad Ecol & Recursos Nat, Rodovia Washington Luis Km 235, BR-13565905 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
 Univ Fed Mato Grosso, Inst Biociencias, Programa Posgrad Zool, Ave Fernando Correa Costa 2367, BR-78060900 Cuiaba - Brazil
 Biagolini-Jr, Jr., Carlos, Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Programa Posgrad Diversidade Biol & Conservacao, Rodovia Joao Leme Santos Km 110, BR-18052780 Sorocaba - Brazil
 Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Ciencias Ambientais, Rodovia Joao Leme Santos Km 110, BR-18052780 Sorocaba - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 4
Tipo de documento:
AUG 2 2019.
Citações Web of Science:
Even though nest architecture has been useful for phylogenetic inferences among the Thamnophilidae (Ayes: Passeriformes), the nests of only three out of five species of Myrmoderus (Ridgway, 1909) are known to science. Here we describe the nests, eggs, and nestling of the Squamate Antbird Myrmoderus squamosus (Pelzeln, 1868). Two nests were bulky bottom-supported cups, measuring 7.3 and 12 cm in maximum outside diameter, with a noticeably smaller egg cup, and they were placed within the crown of short, broad-leafed plants. Eggs were short-oval, with chalky white background color, and purple blotches and streaks more concentrated in the large end. One nestling was dark reddish grey, with bluish white feet, pinkish gray tarsi, and a blackish bill with bright yellow rictal flanges. In face of the great diversity of nest types found among the Thamnophilidae, we concluded that the nest of M. squamosus was similar to those of other congeners, giving support to this currently phylogenetically-defined genus. (AU)