Recently proposed splits for the family Tyrant Flycatchers and Allies
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White-bellied Tody-Tyrant     Hemitriccus griseipectus
(Snethlage)   1907
c Brazil: c Amazonas to se Pará, s of Amazon river; se Peru; n Bolivia: Pando, Beni, La Paz
split from: Hemitriccus zosterops
insert after: Hemitriccus zosterops
Mario Cohn-Haft, Andrew Whittaker & Philip C. Stouffer,
A new look at the ‘species-poor' central Amazon: The avifauna north of Manaus, Brazil
in Ornithological Monographs 48, Studies in Neotropical Ornithology honoring Ted Parker (1997), 205-235
 

Ridgely & Tudor (op.cit.) already indicated that species rank is likely for Urich's Tyrannulet, which, in A Guide to the Birds of Venezuela (Meyer de Schauensee & Phelps, 1978) is called Greenish Tyrannulet.

Urich's Tyrannulet     Phyllomyias urichi
(Chapman)  1899
ne Venezuela: sw Sucre, nw Monagas, ne Anzoátegui.  Dry forests and cerrado in mountains at 900-1100 m.
split from: Phyllomyias reiseri
insert after: Phyllomyias reiseri
Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva,
New data support for the specific status of Reiser's Tyrannulet, a central Brazilian endemic
Bulletin B.O.C. 116, 2 (1996): 109-113
 

Amazonian Inezia     Inezia subflava
(Sclater,PL & Salvin)   1873
e Colombia; s Venezuela; n Brazil: nw Amazonas e to Roraima and n,e Pará; n Bolivia
 

Pale-tipped Inezia     Inezia caudata
Salvin   1897
n Colombia; nw,c,e Venezuela; n Guianas
split from: Inezia subflava
insert after: Inezia subflava
Kevin J. Zimmer & Andrew Whittaker,
Species limits in Pale-tipped Tyrannulets (Inezia: Tyrannidae)
Wilson Bulletin 112, 1 (2000): 51-66
 

Pacific Flatbill     Rhynchocyclus pacificus
(Chapman)  1914
w Colombia: from Chocó south; nw Ecuador
split from: Rhynchocyclus brevirostris
insert after: Rhynchocyclus fulvipectus
Robert S. Ridgely & Guy Tudor,
The Birds of South America, Volume II, The Suboscine Passerines, Oxford, 1994
 

Jamaican Pewee     Contopus pallidus
(Gosse)  1847
Jamaica.  Forests
split from: Contopus caribaeus
insert after: Contopus caribaeus
George B. Reynard, Orlando Garrido & Robert L. Sutton,
Taxonomic revision of the Greater Antillean Pewee
Wilson Bulletin 105, 2 (1993): 217-227
 

Hispaniolan Pewee     Contopus hispaniolensis
(Bryant) 1867
Haiti; Dominican Republic; Gonâve.  Forests
split from: Contopus caribaeus
insert after: Contopus caribaeus
George B. Reynard, Orlando Garrido & Robert L. Sutton,
Taxonomic revision of the Greater Antillean Pewee
Wilson Bulletin 105, 2 (1993): 217-227
 

Southern Crowned Chat-Tyrant     Silvicultrix spodionota
(Berlepsch & Stolzmann)  1896
c Peru: south from a little north of Huallaga Gap; c Bolivia (boliviana): La Paz, Cochabamba, w Santa Cruz
split from: Silvicultrix frontalis
insert after: Silvicultrix frontalis
Jaime García-Moreno, Peter Arctander & Jon Fjeldså,
Pre-Pleistocene differentiation amongst chat-tyrants
Condor 100 (1998): 629-640
 

Chestnut-belted Chat-Tyrant     Ochthoeca thoracica
Taczanowski   1874
se Peru: Cuzco; w Bolivia: La Paz. Possibly includes angustifasciata from Peru, south of Marañón south. Position of nigrita (from Venezuela) unclear
split from: Ochthoeca cinnamomemiventris
insert after: Ochthoeca cinnamomeiventris
Jaime García-Moreno, Peter Arctander & Jon Fjeldså,
Pre-Pleistocene differentiation amongst chat-tyrants
Condor 100 (1998): 629-640
 

For more information on this taxon, see also Flávio C. T. de Lima, A range extension for the Caatinga Black-tyrant, Knipolegus franciscanus (Tyrannidae), a rare Brazilian endemic, Bull. B.O.C. 119, 4 (1999): 270-271.

Caatinga Black-Tyrant     Knipolegus franciscanus
Snethlage   1927
ne Brazil: Bahia, Gerais. Caatinga
split from: Knipolegus atterimus
insert after: Knipolegus aterrimus
Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva & David C. Oren,
Notes on Knipolegus franciscanus Snethlage, 1928 (Aves: Tyrannidae), an endemism of central Brazilian dry forests.
Goeldiana. Zool. 16 (1992): 1-9
 

Serra do Mar Tyrant-Manakin     Neopelma chrysolophum
Pinto 1944
se Brazil: at least Minas Gerais
split from: Neopelma aurifrons
insert after: Neopelma aurifrons
Bret M. Whitney, J.F. Pacheco & R. Parrini,
Two species of Neopelma in southeastern Brazil and diversification within the Neopelma / Tyranneutes complex: implications of the subspecies concept for conservation (Passeriformes: Tyrannidae)
Ararajuba 3 (1995): 43-53

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