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Spotted Antpitta (Hylopezus macularius) Science Article 1


The first four specimens of Hylopezus macularius auricularis were collected in northern Bolivia in 1937 by Alfonso M. Olalla, who was leading an expedition undertaken by the RoyalN atural History Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. The taxon first was described asa new species (Gyldenstolpe 1941), but later was named as a subspecies of the Spotted Antpitta (H. macularius)

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