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Purple-crested Turaco

Tauraco porphyreolophus (Vigors, NA 1831)

The purple-crested turaco or, in South Africa, the purple-crested loerie, is a species of bird in the clade Turaco with an unresolved phylogenetic placement. Initial analyses placed the purple-crested turaco in the family Musophagidae, but studies have indicated that these birds do not belong to this family and have been placed in the clade of Turacos with an unresolved phylogeny. It is the National Bird of the Kingdom of Eswatini, and the crimson flight feathers of this and related turaco species are important in the ceremonial regalia of the Swazi royal family. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Musophagiformes
Family:
  Musophagidae
Genus:
   Tauraco
Scientific:
  Tauraco porphyreolophus


Original description

Citation:
  (Vigors, NA 1831)

Reference:
   Proc. Comm. Sci. Corres. Zool. Soc. London Part 1 no.8 p. 93

Protonym:
  Corythaix porphyreolopha

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12861501


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  76E45A194EDAD699

Avibase ID:
  avibase-76E45A19

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/76E45A19


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 679253

Geographic range:

  • Tauraco porphyreolophus porphyreolophus: Zimbabwe and central Mozambique (south of the Zambezi River) to northeastern South Africa (south to KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Tauraco porphyreolophus chlorochlamys: SE Kenya and sw Uganda to Tanzania and n Mozambique
English:
Purple-crested Turaco
Catalan:
Turac de cresta porpra
Czech:
turako lesklohlavý
Danish:
Violettoppet Turako
German:
Glanzhaubenturako
Spanish:
Turaco Crestimorado
Spanish (Spain):
Turaco Crestimorado
Finnish:
violettiharjaturako
French:
Touraco à huppe splendide
Croatian:
ljubičastokresti turako
Hungarian:
lilasapkás turákó
Icelandic:
Gljádofri
Italian:
Turaco crestaviola
Japanese (romaji):
zuguroeboshidori
Japanese:
ズグロエボシドリ
Lithuanian:
Violetinis turakas
Dutch:
Purperkuiftoerako
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Purpurkroneturako
Norwegian:
Purpurkroneturako
Polish:
turak rdzawy
Portuguese:
Turaco-de-crista-violeta
Russian:
Пурпурнохохлый турако
Slovak:
turako lesklohlavý
Serbian:
Turako sa ljubičastom ćubom
Swedish:
purpurtofsad turako
Ukrainian:
Турако фіолетовочубий
Chinese:
紫冠蕉鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
紫冠蕉鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Touraco à huppe splendide ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Touraco à huppe splendide ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Violet-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Violet-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Violet-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Violet-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Violet-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Gallirex porphyreolophus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Gallirex porphyreolophus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Gallirex porphyreolophus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tauraco porphyreolophus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tauraco porphyreolophus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Bloukuifloerie
Catalan: Turac de cresta porpra
Czech: turaco lesklohlavý, turako lesklohlavý, Turako purpurový
Danish: Violettoppet Turako
German: Glanzhaubenturako
English: East African Purple-crested Turaco, Purple crested Turaco, Purple-crested Loerie, Purplecrested Lourie, Purple-crested Lourie, Purple-crested Tauraco, Purple-crested Touraco, Purple-crested Turaco, Violet-crested Turaco
English, HBW: Purple-crested Turaco
English (IOC): Purple-crested Turaco
English (Kenya): Purple-crested Turaco
English (United States): Purple-crested Turaco
Spanish: Turaco Crestimorado, Turaco de Cresta Violeta
Spanish (Spain): Turaco Crestimorado
Spanish (HBW): Purple-crested Turaco
Estonian: aedturako
Finnish: Savanniturako, violettiharjaturako
French: Touraco à huppe brillante, Touraco à huppe splendide
Irish: Túracó cíorchorcra
Croatian: ljubičastokresti turako
Hungarian: lilasapkás turákó
Icelandic: Gljádofri
Italian: Turaco crestaviola
Japanese (romaji): zuguroeboshidori
Japanese: ズグロエボシドリ
Scientific: Corythaix burchelii, Corythaix porphyreolopha, Gallirex anais, Gallirex porphyreolophus, Gallirex porphyreolophus porphyreolophus, Musophaga porphyreolopha, Musophaga porphyreolophus, Tauraco porphyreolopha, Tauraco porphyreolophus, Tauraco porphyreolophus porphyreolophus
Lithuanian: Violetinis turakas
Maltese: turako ta’ l-għalla vjola
Dutch: Purperkuiftoerako
Norwegian Nynorsk: Purpurkroneturako
Norwegian: Purpurkroneturako
Polish: turak rdzawy
Portuguese: Turaco-de-crista-violeta
Portuguese (Portugal): turaco-de-crista-violeta
Russian: Пурпурнохохлый турако, Фиолетовочубый турако
Slovak: turako lesklohlavý
Shona: Chikurungadovi
Serbian: Turako sa ljubičastom ćubom
Siswant: Ligwalagwala
Swedish: purpurtofsad turako, Stålgrå turako
Swahili: Shorobo Kishungi-buluu
Turkish: Mor tepeli turako
Tsonga: Nkwenyana
Ukrainian: Турако фіолетовочубий
Chinese: 紫冠蕉鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 紫冠蕉鵑
Zulu: iGwalagwala

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