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PIPRITIDAE - Piprites1 (1:3)
PIPRITES Cabanis, 1847 F - Pipra pileata Temminck, 1822; type by monotypy  
Piprites griseiceps   Salvin, 1865 Gray-headed Piprites
iCaribbean slope from extreme E Guatemala to W Panama (Bocas del Toro)
Piprites chloris2,3 Wing-barred Piprites
perijana W.H. Phelps & W.H. Phelps, Jr., 1949 vSierra de Perijá (Colombian-Venezuelan border); E slope of Andes of W Venezuela (S Táchira)
antioquiae Chapman, 1924 N and C Colombia (N end of C Andes and middle Magdalena valley)
chlorion (Cabanis, 1847) E Colombia, N, E and S Venezuela, the Guianas and E Amazonian Brazil (west to lower R. Negro and lower R. Madeira)
tschudii (Cabanis, 1874) SE Colombia, S Venezuela (S Amazonas), W Amazonian Brazil (east to R. Negro and lower R. Juruá), E Ecuador and E Peru (south to E Junín)
boliviana Chapman, 1924 vSW Amazonian Brazil (upper R. Juruá to upper R. Madeira), N and E Bolivia
grisescens Novaes, 1964 NE Amazonian Brazil (west to R. Tocantins)
chloris (Temminck, 1822) SE Brazil (Espírito Santo to S Mato Grosso do Sul and N Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones)
Piprites pileata   (Temminck, 1822) Black-capped Piprites
vSE Brazil (S Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro to Santa Catarina and NE Rio Grande do Sul), NE Argentina (Misiones)

1 For placement in a separate monotypic family see Tello et al. (2009) [Tello, 2009 #12002] and Ohlson et al. (2013) [Ohlson, 2013 #14349]; the latter authors formally proposed the family rank Pipritidae.
2 Forms a superspecies with P. griseiceps; see Sibley & Monroe (1990) [Sibley, 1990 #3636] and Snow (2004) [Snow, 2004 #12196].
3 See Kirwan & Green (2011) [Kirwan, 2011 #14497] for discussion of subspecies.
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