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Trogon melanocephalus

Trogon melanocephalus (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Trogoniformes
Familia: Trogonidae
Genus: Trogon
Species: Trogon melanocephalus
Subspecies: T. m. illaetabilis - T. m. melanocephalus

Name

Trogon melanocephalus Gould, 1836

Reference

A monograph of the Trogonidae, or family of trogons. pt2 pl.6,text

Vernacular names
English: Black-headed Trogon

The Black-headed Trogon (Trogon melanocephalus) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Trogon melanocephalus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.

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