The Lanceolated Monklet (Micromonacha lanceolata) ranges from Costa Rica to East Peru and West Brazil. It prefers wet forests of lower middle elevations, usually in the Caribbean Slope. Its measures are 13 cm (5 inches) in height and 18 g in weight.
Its crown and upperparts are brown, with white forehead. Its tail is dull brown with a pale brown tip. Below is white, and boldly streaked with black. Bill black, and legs, and feet olive-gray. It feeds on insects and berries.