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Violet Turaco
Tauraco violaceus Isert, 1788
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Order:
  Musophagiformes
Family:
  Musophagidae
Genus:
  Tauraco

Scientific:
  Tauraco violaceus

Citation:
  Isert, 1788

Reference:
  Schrift.Ges.Nat.Freund.Berlin 9 p.18 pl.1

Protonym:
  Musophaga violacea

Avibase ID:
  3893974C387FD191

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3893974C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555340

Geographic range:

  • Tauraco violaceus: S Senegambia to nw Cameroon, s Chad and Cent. African Rep.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Violet Turaco
Czech:
  banánovec obecný
German:
  Schildturako
Danish:
  Violturako
Spanish:
  Turaco Violáceo
Finnish:
  guineanviolettiturako
French:
  Touraco violet
Italian:
  Turaco violetto
Japanese:
  nishimurasakieboshidori
Japanese:
  ニシムラサキエボシドリ
Dutch:
  Violette Toerako
Norwegian:
  Fioletturako
Polish:
  turak fioletowy
Portuguese:
  Turaco-violeta
Russian:
  Фиолетовый гологлазый турако
Slovak:
  turako fialový
Swedish:
  lila turako
Chinese:
  紫蕉鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Touraco violet ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Touraco violet ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Musophaga violacea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Musophaga violacea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Tauraco [violaceus or rossae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Rooikuifloerie
Catalan: Turac violaci
Czech: banánovec obecný, Turako fialový
Danish: Violturako
German: Schildturako
English: Andamawa Violet Plantain-eater, Senegal Violet Plantain-eater, Violet Plantain-eater, Violet Turaco
Spanish: Turaco Violáceo
Spanish (Spain): Turaco Violáceo
Estonian: violett-turako
Finnish: guineanviolettiturako, Punaposkiturako
French: Touraco violet
Hungarian: viola turákó
Italian: Turaco violetto
Japanese: nishimurasakieboshidori
Japanese: ニシムラサキエボシドリ
Latin: Musophaga violacea, Tauraco violacea, Tauraco violaceus
Lithuanian: Violetinis plikaakis turakas
Dutch: Violette Toerako
Norwegian: Fioletturako
Polish: turak fioletowy
Portuguese: Turaco-violeta
Portuguese (Portugal): Pavão-azul
Russian: Фиолетовый гологлазый турако, Фиолетовый турако
Slovak: turako fialový
Swedish: lila turako, Violett turako
Ukrainian: Турако фіолетовий
Chinese: 紫蕉鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 紫蕉鵑

 

         

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