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Dusky-tailed Canastero
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Pseudasthenes
Derryberry et al., 2010[1]

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Pseudasthenes is a genus of small suboscine passerine birds, commonly known as canasteros or false canasteros, in the Ovenbird family. It was described in 2010 to accommodate four species split from the related genus Asthenes. The genus is endemic to South America.[1]




  1. ^ a b Derryberry et al., 2010.


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