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Amazonian, Blue-crowned, Carribean, Trinidad or Lesson's Motmot (Momotus [momota, coeruliceps or subrufescens]) (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Momotidae

Scientific:
  Momotus momota
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Protonym:
  Ramphastos momota

Avibase ID:
  D639DF0CCD784F22

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554543

Geographic range:

  • Momotus momota momota: Tropical e Venezuela to the Guianas and n Brazil
  • Momotus momota microstephanus: Colombia and Ecuador (east of Andes) and adjacent nw Brazil
  • Momotus momota ignobilis: E Amazonian Peru and w Brazil
  • Momotus momota nattereri: Tropical base of Andes of ne Bolivia
  • Momotus momota simplex: Brazil/Peru border e to Rio Tapajós and s to n Mato Grosso
  • Momotus momota cametensis: N-central Brazil between Rio Tapajós and Rio Tocantins
  • Momotus momota parensis: E Brazil (Rio Tocantins to Maranhão and Piauí)
  • Momotus momota pilcomajensis: S Bolivia to s Brazil and nw Argentina
  • Momotus bahamensis: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Momotus coeruliceps: NE Mexico (Nuevo León and Tamaulipas to n Veracruz)
  • Momotus lessonii: Tropical s Mexico (Chiapas) to w Panama
  • Momotus lessonii lessonii: Tropical s Mexico (Chiapas) to w Panama
  • Momotus lessonii goldmani: Tropical se Mexico (Veracruz) to Petén of n Guatemala
  • Momotus lessonii exiguus: Tropical s Mexico (Campeche and Yucatán)
  • Momotus subrufescens: Caribbean coast of n Colombia and Venezuela
  • Momotus subrufescens subrufescens: Caribbean coast of n Colombia and Venezuela
  • Momotus subrufescens subrufescens (olivaresi): E Colombia
  • Momotus subrufescens conexus: Panama (Canal Zone) to n Colombia (lower Río Cauca)
  • Momotus subrufescens reconditus: E Panama to n Colombia (Atrato Valley)
  • Momotus subrufescens spatha: E Colombia (Serrania Macuira in e Guajira)
  • Momotus subrufescens osgoodi: Humid forests of w Venezuela (Lake Maracaibo region)
  • Momotus subrufescens argenticinctus: Tropical w Ecuador and nw Peru
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Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Amazonian, Blue-crowned, Carribean, Trinidad or Lesson's Motmot
Czech:
  momot černolící
German:
  Blauscheitelmotmot
Danish:
  Blåkronet Motmot
Spanish:
  Momoto Común
Finnish:
  sinipäämomotti
French:
  Motmot houtouc, M. à tête bleue ou M. caraïbe
Italian:
  Motmot corona azzurra
Japanese:
  hachikuimodoki
Japanese:
  ハチクイモドキ
Dutch:
  Blauwkapmotmot
Norwegian:
  Blåpannemotmot
Polish:
  pilodziób wspanialy
Portuguese:
  Udu-coroado
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Udu-de-coroa-azul
Russian:
  Синешапочный момот
Slovak:
  momot pílkozobý
Swedish:
  Blåkronad motmot
Chinese:
  蓝顶翠鴗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Amazonian, Blue-crowned, Carribean, Trinidad or Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus [momota, coeruliceps or subrufescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Amazonian, Blue-crowned, Carribean, Trinidad or Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus [momota, coeruliceps or subrufescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Amazonian, Blue-crowned, Carribean, Trinidad or Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus [momota, coeruliceps or subrufescens])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Motmot houtouc ( Momotus momota)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 6th edition:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Blue-crowned Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Momotus momota

Taxonomic status:

Species status: this taxon has now been split

This taxon is a subspecies of Momotus [momota or aequatorialis]

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Other synonyms

Czech: Momot cernolící, momot černolící
Danish: Blåkronet Motmot
German: Blauscheitelmotmot, Blauscheitel-Motmot
English: Amazonian Motmot, Amazonian, Blue-crowned, Carribean, Trinidad or Lesson's Motmot, Blue crowned Motmot, Blue-crowned Motmot, Blue-diademed Motmot, Brazilian Motmot, Caribbean Motmot, Swainson's Motmot
Spanish: Barranquero Coronado, Burgo, Burgo Verde, Guardabarranco Azul, Momoto Común, Momoto Corona Azul, Momoto Mayor, Taragón coroniazul, Tolobolo
Spanish (Argentine): Burgo
Spanish (Colombia): Barranquero Coronado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Momoto Común
Spanish (Honduras): Taragón coroniazul
Spanish (Mexico): momoto corona azul
Spanish (Nicaragua): Guardabarranco Azul
Spanish (Paraguay): Burgo
Estonian: diadeem-motmot
Finnish: Sinipäämomotti
French: Motmot houtou, Motmot houtouc, Motmot houtouc, M. à tête bleue ou M. caraïbe, Motmot ordinaire
Guarani: Guyra paja
Italian: Motmot capoblu, Motmot corona azzurra
Japanese: hachikuimodoki
Japanese: ハチクイモドキ
Latin: Momotus [momota, coeruliceps or subrufescens], Momotus momota, Momotus momota momota
Mayan languages: toh jut jut
Dutch: Blauwkapmotmot
Norwegian: Blåpannemotmot
Polish: Momot pospolity, pilodziób wspanialy, Piłodziób wspaniały
Portuguese: jacu-taquara, jiruva, Udu-coroado, udu-de-coroa-azul
Portuguese (Brazil): jacu-taquara, jiruva, Udú, udu-coroado, Udu-de-coroa-azul
Russian: большой момот, Синешапочный момот
Slovak: momot pílkozobý
Swedish: Blåkronad motmot
Chinese: 蓝顶翠鴗

 

         

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