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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Tyranni
Infraorder: Tyrannides
Superfamily: Thamnophiloidea
Family: Thamnophilidae
Subfamily: Thamnophilinae
Tribe: Formicivorini
Genus: Myrmotherula
Sclater, 1858

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Myrmotherula is a genus of bird in the Thamnophilidae family. Several species previously included in this genus as the "Stipple-throated group" have now been transferred to a new genus, Epinecrophylla. These are all small antbirds, measuring 9-11.5 cm (3.5-4.5 in). Myrmotherula presently contains the following species:


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