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Lesson's Motmot

Momotus lessonii Lesson, 1842

Lesson's motmot or the blue-diademed motmot, is a colorful near-passerine bird found in forests and woodlands of southern Mexico to western Panama. This species and the blue-capped motmot, whooping motmot, Trinidad motmot, Amazonian motmot, and Andean motmot were all considered conspecific. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Lesson, 1842

Reference:
  Rev.Zool. p.174

Protonym:
  Momotus Lessonii

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14714703


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AAADA0633074D2BA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AAADA063

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AAADA063


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 693045

Geographic range:

  • Momotus lessonii lessonii: Tropical s Mexico (Chiapas) to w Panama
  • Momotus lessonii goldmani: Tropical se Mexico (Veracruz) to Petén of n Guatemala
  • Momotus lessonii exiguus: Tropical s Mexico (Campeche and Yucatán)
English:
Lesson's Motmot
Catalan:
Motmot de diadema blava
Danish:
Lessons Motmot
German:
Diademmotmot
Spanish:
Momoto diademado
Spanish (Spain):
Momoto Diademado
French:
Motmot de Lesson
Croatian:
šarenokapi motmot
Italian:
Motmot di Lesson
Japanese (romaji):
ressonhachikuimodoki
Japanese:
レッソンハチクイモドキ
Dutch:
Lessons Motmot
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Diademmotmot
Norwegian:
diademmotmot
Polish:
piłodziób żółtopierśny
Portuguese:
udu-diademado
Russian:
Диадемовый момот
Slovak:
momot maskový
Serbian:
Lesonov momot
Swedish:
diademmotmot
Ukrainian:
момот садовий
Chinese:
雷氏翠鴗
Chinese (Traditional):
藍冠翠鴗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Motmot de Lesson ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-crowned Motmot (Lesson's) ( Momotus coeruliceps [lessonii Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-crowned Motmot (Lesson's) ( Momotus coeruliceps [lessonii Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-crowned Motmot (Lesson's) ( Momotus coeruliceps [lessonii Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-crowned Motmot (Lesson's) ( Momotus coeruliceps [lessonii Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-crowned Motmot (Lesson's) ( Momotus coeruliceps [lessonii Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-crowned Motmot (Lesson's) ( Momotus coeruliceps [lessonii Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-diademed Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Lesson's Motmot ( Momotus lessonii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Momotus lessonii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Motmot de diadema blava
Danish: Lessons Motmot
German: Diademmotmot
English: Blue-crowned Motmot (Lesson's), Blue-diademed Motmot, Lesson's Motmot
English, HBW: Blue-diademed Motmot
English (IOC): Lesson's Motmot
English (United States): Lesson's Motmot
Spanish: Momoto diademado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Momoto Coroniazul
Spanish (Spain): Momoto Diademado
Spanish (HBW): Blue-crowned Motmot (Lesson's)
Spanish (Mexico): Momoto Corona Azul (grupo lessonii), Momoto Corona Negra
Spanish (Panama): Momoto de Lesson
French: Motmot à tête bleue (de Lesson), Motmot de Lesson
Croatian: šarenokapi motmot
Italian: Motmot di Lesson
Japanese (romaji): aozukinhachikuimodoki (lessonii guru-pu), ressonhachikuimodoki
Japanese: アオズキンハチクイモドキ (lessonii グループ), レッソンハチクイモドキ
Scientific: Momotus coeruliceps [lessonii Group], Momotus lessoni, Momotus lessonii, Momotus lessonii lessonii, Momotus momota lessonii
Dutch: Blauwkruinmotmot (lessonii groep), Lessons Motmot
Norwegian Nynorsk: Diademmotmot
Norwegian: diademmotmot
Polish: pilodziób zóltopiersny, piłodziób żółtopierśny
Portuguese: udu-diademado
Portuguese (Portugal): momoto-coroado
Russian: Диадемовый момот
Slovak: momot maskový
Slovenian: diademski motmot
Serbian: Lesonov momot
Swedish: diademmotmot
Turkish: Lesson motmotu
Ukrainian: момот садовий
Chinese: 雷氏翠鴗
Chinese (Traditional): 藍冠翠鴗

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