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Purple-crested Turaco
Gallirex porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)
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Order:
  Musophagiformes
Family:
  Musophagidae
Genus:
  Gallirex

Scientific:
  Gallirex porphyreolophus

Citation:
  (Vigors, 1831)

Reference:
  PZS Pt1 no.8 p.93

Protonym:
  Corythaix porphyreolopha

Avibase ID:
  76E45A194EDAD699

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 679253

Geographic range:

  • Gallirex porphyreolophus porphyreolophus: Zimbabwe and central Mozambique (south of the Zambezi River) to northeastern South Africa (south to KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Gallirex porphyreolophus chlorochlamys: SE Kenya and sw Uganda to Tanzania and n Mozambique
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  Purple-crested Turaco
Tchekeg:
  turako lesklohlavý
Alamaneg:
  Glanzhaubenturako
daneg:
  Violettoppet Turako
Spagnoleg:
  Turaco Crestimorado
Finneg:
  violettiharjaturako
Galleg:
  Touraco à huppe splendide
Islandeg:
  Gljádofri
Italianeg:
  Turaco crestaviola
Japaneg:
  zuguroeboshidori
japaneg:
  ズグロエボシドリ
Nederlandeg:
  Purperkuiftoerako
Norvegeg:
  Purpurkroneturako
Poloneg:
  turak rdzawy
Portugaleg:
  Turaco-de-crista-violeta
Rusianeg:
  Фиолетовочубый турако
Sloveg:
  turako lesklohlavý
Svedeg:
  purpurtofsad turako
Sinaeg:
  紫冠蕉鹃


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 ( Gallirex porphyreolophus) [version 1]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Purple-crested Turaco ( Gallirex 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 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)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Violet-crested Turaco ( Tauraco porphyreolophus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Gallirex porphyreolophus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Gallirex porphyreolophus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
   Purple-crested Turaco ( Musophaga porphyreolopha) [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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Related taxa

Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bloukuifloerie
Katalaneg: Turac de cresta porpra
Tchekeg: turaco lesklohlavý, turako lesklohlavý, Turako purpurový
daneg: Violettoppet Turako
Alamaneg: Glanzhaubenturako
Saozneg - RU: 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 (IOC): Purple-crested Turaco
English (Kenya): Purple-crested Turaco
Spagnoleg: Turaco Crestimorado, Turaco de Cresta Violeta
Spanish (Spain): Turaco Crestimorado
Spanish (HBW): Purple-crested Turaco
Estoneg: aedturako
Finneg: Savanniturako, violettiharjaturako
Galleg: Touraco à huppe brillante, Touraco à huppe splendide
Iwerzhoneg: Túracó cíorchorcra
Hungareg: lilasapkás turákó
Islandeg: Gljádofri
Italianeg: Turaco crestaviola
Japaneg: zuguroeboshidori
japaneg: ズグロエボシドリ
latin: Corythaix porphyreolopha, Gallirex porphyreolophus, Musophaga porphyreolopha, Musophaga porphyreolophus, Tauraco porphyreolopha, Tauraco porphyreolophus, Tauraco porphyreolophus porphyreolophus
lituaneg: Violetinis turakas
Nederlandeg: Purperkuiftoerako
Norvegeg: Purpurkroneturako
Norvegeg: Purpurkroneturako
Poloneg: turak rdzawy
Portugaleg: Turaco-de-crista-violeta
Rusianeg: Фиолетовочубый турако
Sloveg: turako lesklohlavý
Shona: Chikurungadovi
Serbeg: Turako sa ljubičastom ćubom
Siswati: Ligwalagwala
Svedeg: purpurtofsad turako, Stålgrå turako
swahilieg: Shorobo Kishungi-buluu
Tsonga: Nkwenyana
Ukrainiek: Турако фіолетовочубий
Sinaeg: 紫冠蕉鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 紫冠蕉鵑
Zouloueg: iGwalagwala

 

         

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