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Violet Turaco

Musophaga violacea Isert, PE 1788

The violet turaco, also known as the violaceous plantain eater, is a large turaco, a group of African otidimorphae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Musophagiformes
Family:
  Musophagidae
Genus:
   Musophaga
Scientific:
  Musophaga violacea


Original description

Citation:
  Isert, PE 1788

Reference:
   Schriften Gesell. naturf. Freunde Berlin 9 p.18 pl.1

Protonym:
  Musophaga violacea


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3893974C387FD191

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3893974C

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


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555340

Geographic range:

  • Musophaga violacea: S Senegambia to nw Cameroon, s Chad and Cent. African Rep.
English:
Violet Turaco
Catalan:
Turac violaci
Czech:
banánovec obecný
Danish:
Violturako
German:
Schildturako
Spanish:
Turaco Violáceo
Spanish (Spain):
Turaco Violáceo
Finnish:
guineanviolettiturako
French:
Touraco violet
Croatian:
ljubičasti turako
Hungarian:
viola turákó
Icelandic:
Fjóludofri
Italian:
Turaco violetto
Japanese (romaji):
nishimurasakieboshidori
Japanese:
ニシムラサキエボシドリ
Lithuanian:
Violetinis plikaakis turakas
Dutch:
Violette Toerako
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fioletturako
Norwegian:
Fioletturako
Polish:
turak fioletowy
Portuguese:
Turaco-violeta
Russian:
Фиолетовый турако
Slovak:
turako fialový
Serbian:
Ljubičasti turako
Swedish:
lila turako
Ukrainian:
Турако фіолетовий
Chinese:
紫蕉鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
紫蕉鵑


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 ( Musophaga violacea)
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
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]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2019:
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
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 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]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Violet Turaco ( Musophaga violacea) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Violet Turaco ( Tauraco violaceus) [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 Musophaga [violacea or rossae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Rooikuifloerie
Asturian: Turacu violaceu
Bulgarian: Виолетово турако
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
English, HBW: Violet Turaco
English (IOC): Violet Turaco
English (United States): Violet Turaco
Spanish: Turaco Violáceo
Spanish (Spain): Turaco Violáceo
Spanish (HBW): Violet Turaco
Estonian: violett-turako
Finnish: guineanviolettiturako, Punaposkiturako
French: Touraco violet
Friulian: musofaghe
Galician: Turaco violeta
Croatian: ljubičasti turako
Hungarian: viola turákó
Icelandic: Fjóludofri
Italian: Turaco violetto
Japanese (romaji): nishimurasakieboshidori
Japanese: ニシムラサキエボシドリ
Scientific: Musophaga violacea, Tauraco violacea, Tauraco violaceus, Tauraco violaceus violaceus
Lithuanian: Violetinis plikaakis turakas
Maltese: turako vjola
Dutch: Violette Toerako
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fioletturako
Norwegian: Fioletturako
Polish: turak fioletowy
Portuguese: Turaco-violeta
Portuguese (Portugal): Pavão-azul, turaco-violeta
Russian: Фиолетовый гологлазый турако, Фиолетовый турако
Slovak: turako fialový
Serbian: Ljubičasti turako
Swedish: lila turako, Violett turako
Turkish: Mor turako
Ukrainian: Турако фіолетовий
Chinese: 紫蕉鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 紫蕉鵑

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