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Golden-headed Quetzal
Pharomachrus auriceps (Gould, 1842)
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Order:
  Trogoniformes
Family:
  Trogonidae
Genus:
  Pharomachrus

Scientific:
  Pharomachrus auriceps

Citation:
  (Gould, 1842)

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(1) 9 p.238

Protonym:
  Trogon (Calurus) auriceps

Avibase ID:
  A9525D744A915488

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A9525D74

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554487

Geographic range:

  • Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps {auriceps or xanthogaster}: Mts. of e Panama to n Bolivia
  • Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps (heliactin): Subtropical w Ecuador
  • Pharomachrus auriceps hargitti: Mts. of e Colombia and w Venezuela
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Golden-headed Quetzal
Czech:
  kvesal zlatohlavý
German:
  Goldkopftrogon
Danish:
  Gyldenhovedet Quetzal
Spanish:
  Quetzal Cabecidorado
Finnish:
  vuoriketsaali
French:
  Quetzal doré
Italian:
  Quetzal testadorata
Japanese:
  kingashirakazarikinubanedori
Japanese:
  キンガシラカザリキヌバネドリ
Dutch:
  Goudkopquetzal
Norwegian:
  Svarthaleketsal
Polish:
  kwezal zlotoglowy
Portuguese:
  Quetzal-de-cabeça-dourada
Russian:
  Павлиний квезал
Slovak:
  kvesal zlatohlavý
Swedish:
  guldhuvad quetzal
Chinese:
  金头绿咬鹃


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Quetzal doré ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Quetzal doré ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Golden-headed Quetzal ( Pharomachrus auriceps) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pharomachrus auriceps [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pharomachrus auriceps [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pharomachrus [pavoninus or auriceps] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Quetzal de cap daurat
Czech: Kvesal zlatohlavý
Danish: Gyldenhovedet Quetzal, Gyldenhovedet Quezal
German: Goldkopftrogon, Goldkopf-Trogon
English: Golden headed Quetzal, Golden-headed Quetzal, Golden-headed Trogon, Yellow-bellied Quetzal
Spanish: Quetzal Cabecidorado, Quetzal Cebecidorado, Quetzal Colinegro, Quetzal de Cabeza Dorada
Spanish (Colombia): Quetzal Colinegro
Spanish (Peru): Quetzal de Cabeza Dorada
Spanish (Venezuela): Viuda de la Montaña
Estonian: andi ketsal
Finnish: Vuoriketsaali
French: Quetzal doré
Hungarian: aranyfejű kvézál
Italian: Quetzal testadorata
Japanese: kingashirakazarikinubanedori
Japanese: キンガシラカザリキヌバネドリ
Latin: Pharomachrus auriceps, Pharomachrus auriceps auriceps, Pharomachrus xanthogaster, Pharomachurus auriceps, Trogon (Calurus) auriceps
Lithuanian: Auksagalvis kvezalas
Dutch: Goudkopquetzal
Norwegian: Svarthaleketsal, Svarthalequetzal
Polish: kwezal zlotoglowy, kwezal złotogłowy
Portuguese: Quetzal-de-cabeça-dourada
Russian: Золотистоголовый квезал, Золотоголовый Квезал, Павлиний квезал
Slovak: kvesal zlatohlavý
Swedish: Guldhuvad quetzal
Ukrainian: Квезал андійський
Chinese: 金头绿咬鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 金頭綠咬鵑

 

         

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