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Amazonian Motmot

Momotus momota (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The Amazonian motmot is a colorful near-passerine bird in the family Momotidae. It is found in the Amazon lowlands and low Andean foothills from eastern Venezuela to eastern Brazil and northeastern Argentina. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Momotidae
Genus:
   Momotus
Scientific:
  Momotus momota


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Ramphastos momota

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946348


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7CE7EB2FD1FB6F96

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7CE7EB2F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7CE7EB2F


Taxonomic 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 momota marcgravianus: northeastern Brazil (Paraíba to Alagoas)
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English:
Amazonian Motmot
Catalan:
Motmot amazònic
Czech:
momot černolící
Danish:
Rubinmotmot
German:
Amazonasmotmot
Spanish:
Momoto amazónico
Spanish (Spain):
Momoto Amazónico
Finnish:
siniotsamomotti
French:
Motmot houtouc
Croatian:
amazonski motmot
Hungarian:
Diadém-motmot
Icelandic:
Pendill
Italian:
Motmot capoblu
Japanese (romaji):
hachikuimodoki
Japanese:
ハチクイモドキ
Lithuanian:
Mėlynvainikis momotas
Dutch:
Amazonemotmot
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåpannemotmot
Norwegian:
Blåpannemotmot
Polish:
piłodziób wspaniały
Portuguese:
udu
Portuguese (Brazil):
udu
Russian:
Синешапочный момот
Slovak:
momot pílkozobý
Serbian:
Amazonski momot
Swedish:
amazonmotmot
Ukrainian:
Момот чорнощокий
Chinese:
亚马逊翠鴗
Chinese (Traditional):
亞馬遜翠鴗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Amazonian Motmot ( Momotus momota)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Momotus momota [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Momotus [momota or bahamensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Arawak: Hotoli
Catalan: Motmot amazònic
Carib: Kuitasere, Mutu, Tiwo
Czech: momot černolící
Danish: Rubinmotmot
German: Amazonasmotmot, Blauscheitelmotmot
English: Amazonian Motmot
English, HBW: Amazonian Motmot
English (IOC): Amazonian Motmot
English (United States): Amazonian Motmot
Spanish: Burgo, Momoto amazónico, Momoto Común
Spanish (Argentine): Burgo
Spanish (Colombia): Barranquero coronado, Barranquillo coronado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Momoto Común
Spanish (Ecuador): Momoto Amazónico
Spanish (Spain): Momoto Amazónico
Spanish (HBW): Amazonian Motmot
Spanish (Honduras): Taragón coroniazul
Spanish (Mexico): Momoto corona azul
Spanish (Peru): Relojero Amazónico
Spanish (Paraguay): Burgo
Spanish (Venezuela): Pájaro León
Estonian: diadeem-motmot
Finnish: siniotsamomotti, sinipäämomotti
French: Momot houtouc, Motmot houtouc
Guianese Creole French: Routou
Guarani: Guyra paja, Guyra-paja, Yiri
Croatian: amazonski motmot
Hungarian: Diadém-motmot
Icelandic: Pendill
Italian: Motmot capoblu
Japanese (romaji): hachikuimodoki
Japanese: ハチクイモドキ
Kirghiz: көк тобо момот
Scientific: Momotus momota, Momotus momota momota, Ramphastos momota
Lithuanian: Mėlynvainikis momotas
Mayan languages: toh jut jut
Dutch: Amazonemotmot, Blauwkapmotmot
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåpannemotmot
Norwegian: Blåpannemotmot
Wayampi: Mõtuluku'ã
Palikúr: Mutú
Polish: piłodziób wspaniały
Portuguese: udu, Udu-de-coroa-azul
Portuguese (Brazil): udu, udu-de-coroa-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): momoto-amazónico, Udu-de-coroa-azul
Russian: Синешапочный момот
Slovak: momot pílkozobý
Slovenian: amazonski motmot
Serbian: Amazonski momot
Sranan: Motmot
Swedish: amazonmotmot, Blåkronad motmot
Turkish: Amazon motmotu
Ukrainian: Момот чорнощокий
Wayana: Mutu
Chinese: 亚马逊翠鴗, 蓝顶翠鴗
Chinese (Traditional): 亞馬遜翠鴗

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