Assis et al. 2007 consider capistratus a valid species. RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Synonyms: Lanius doliatus LINNAEUS 1764; Thamnophilus capistratus LESSON 1840
Figure 1. The Barred Antshrike shown above is a male. The species is quite common the Mãe-da-lua reserve, though not abundant as Thamnophilus pelzelni, for example. Thamnophilus doliatus can be found throughout the reserve, also in areas of young Caatinga regrowth.To top of page
Figure 2. Another male Thamnophilus doliatus.To top of page