The tanager-black is a passerine bird of the Finch family. Also Known As has has curicaca and also of xinxara (joinville).
Measures 11 cm in length.
Has an average of 2 litters per season with 3 eggs each.
It lives in the hearts of thin forests, plantations, forest borders and within the terra firme forest. The following mixed flocks in small groups. It geographic substitute tanager-Loons (Euphonia rufiventris) and the junkyard (Euphonia pectoralis).
It feeds on fruits, buds, insects and small worms.