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iTrogons
Elegant Trogon
Elegant Trogon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Trogoniformes
AOU, 1886
Family: Trogonidae
Lesson, 1828
Genera

Apaloderma
Euptilotis
Harpactes
Pharomachrus
Priotelus
Trogon
[1] Photo by Jim Rorabaugh/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Elegant Trogon File links The following pages link to this file: Trogon Categories: Fish and Wildlife Service images ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Phyla Subregnum Parazoa Porifera Subregnum Eumetazoa Placozoa Orthonectida Rhombozoa Radiata (unranked) Ctenophora Cnidaria Bilateria (unranked) Acoelomorpha Myxozoa Superphylum Deuterostomia Chordata Hemichordata Echinodermata Chaetognatha Xenoturbellida Superphylum Ecdysozoa Kinorhyncha Loricifera Priapulida Nematoda Nematomorpha Onychophora Tardigrada Arthropoda Superphylum Platyzoa Platyhelminthes Gastrotricha Rotifera Acanthocephala Gnathostomulida Micrognathozoa Cycliophora Superphylum Lophotrochozoa Sipuncula Nemertea Phoronida Bryozoa Entoprocta... {{{subdivision_ranks}}} See below Chordates (phylum Chordata) are a group of animals that includes the vertebrates, together with several closely related invertebrates. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... The American Ornithologists Union (AOU) is the oldest and largest organization in the New World devoted to the scientific study of birds. ... René Primevère Lesson (March 20, 1794 - April 28, 1849) was a French surgeon and naturalist. ... Binomial name Harpactes fasciatus (Pennant, 1769) The Malabar Trogon, Harpactes fasciatus, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. ... Species Ref: ITIS 553589 Quetzals are beautifully colored birds of the trogon family found in tropical regions of the Central Americas. ... Trogon is a genus of near passerine birds in the trogon family. ...

The trogons and quetzals are birds in the order Trogoniformes which contains only one family, the Trogonidae. Alternatively, they might constitute a member of the basal radiation of the order Coraciiformes (Johansson & Ericson, 2003). The word "trogon" is Greek for "nibbling" and refers to the fact that these birds gnaw holes in trees to make their nests. Orders Many - see section below. ... Scientific classification or biological classification refers to how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Families Alcedinidae Halcyonidae Cerylidae Brachypteraciidae Coraciidae Leptosomidae Meropidae Momotidae Todidae Bucerotidae Upupidae Phoeniculidae The Coraciiformes are a group of usually colourful near passerine birds including the kingfishers, the Hoopoe, the bee-eaters, the rollers, and the hornbills. ...


Trogons are residents of tropical forests worldwide, with the greatest diversity in Central and in South America. The genus Apaloderma contains the few African species, and Harpactes the Asian. The rest are neotropical. Map of Central America Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... In biology, a species is one of the basic units of biodiversity. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Neotropical or Neotropic relates to a biogeographical region in the New World, bordered in the north by the dry areas in Mexico and the southern states of the USA. in the south by southern Patagonia. ...


They feed on insects and fruit, and their broad bills and weak legs reflect their diet and arboreal habits. Although their flight is fast, they are reluctant to fly any distance. Trogons do not migrate. Orders See taxonomy Insects are invertebrates that are taxonomically referred to as the class Insecta. ... Fruit stall in Barcelona, Spain. ... Flock of Barnacle Geese during autumn migration Many species of birds undertake seasonal journeys of various lengths, a phenomenon known as Bird migration. ...


Trogons have soft, often colourful, feathers with distinctive male and female plumage. They nest in holes in trees or termite nests, laying white or pastel coloured eggs.


Trogons in the genera Pharomachrus and Euptilotis are called "quetzals". Species Ref: ITIS 553589 Quetzals are beautifully colored birds of the trogon family found in tropical regions of the Central Americas. ...


Species list

  • Order Trogoniformes
    • Family Trogonidae
      • Narina Trogon, Apaloderma narina
      • Bare-cheeked Trogon, Apaloderma aequatoriale
      • Bar-tailed Trogon, Apaloderma vittatum
      • Cuban Trogon, Priotelus temnurus
      • Hispaniolan Trogon, Priotelus roseigaster
      • Black-headed Trogon, Trogon melanocephalus
      • Citreoline Trogon, Trogon citreolus
      • White-tailed Trogon, Trogon viridis
      • Baird's Trogon, Trogon bairdii
      • Violaceous Trogon, Trogon violaceus
      • Mountain Trogon, Trogon mexicanus
      • White-eyed Trogon, Trogon comptus
      • Collared Trogon, Trogon collaris
      • Elegant Trogon, Trogon elegans
      • Orange-bellied Trogon, Trogon aurantiiventris
      • Masked Trogon, Trogon personatus
      • Black-throated Trogon, Trogon rufus
      • Surucua Trogon, Trogon surrucura
      • Blue-crowned Trogon, Trogon curucui
      • Black-tailed Trogon, Trogon melanurus
      • Slaty-tailed Trogon, Trogon massena
      • Lattice-tailed Trogon, Trogon clathratus
      • Eared Quetzal, Euptilotis neoxenus
      • Resplendent Quetzal, Pharomachrus mocinno
      • Crested Quetzal, Pharomachrus antisianus
      • White-tipped Quetzal, Pharomachrus fulgidus
      • Golden-headed Quetzal, Pharomachrus auriceps
      • Pavonine Quetzal, Pharomachrus pavoninus
      • Blue-tailed Trogon, Harpactes reinwardtii
      • Malabar Trogon, Harpactes fasciatus
      • Red-naped Trogon, Harpactes kasumba
      • Diard's Trogon, Harpactes diardii
      • Philippine Trogon, Harpactes ardens
      • Whitehead's Trogon, Harpactes whiteheadi
      • Cinnamon-rumped Trogon, Harpactes orrhophaeus
      • Scarlet-rumped Trogon, Harpactes duvaucelii
      • Red-headed Trogon, Harpactes erythrocephalus
      • Orange-breasted Trogon, Harpactes oreskios
      • Ward's Trogon, Harpactes wardi

Binomial name Apaloderma narina Stephens, 1815 The Narina Trogon, Apaloderma narina is a medium-sized, up to 34cm long, green colored bird of Trogonidae family. ... Binomial name Trogon viridis Linnaeus, 1766 The White-tailed Trogon, Trogon viridis, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family. ... Binomial name Trogon violaceus Gmelin, 1788 The Violaceous Trogon, Trogon violaceus, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. ... Binomial name Trogon collaris Vieillot, 1817 The Collared Trogon, Trogon collaris, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. ... Binomial name Trogon elegans Gould, 1834 The Elegant Trogon, Trogon elegans, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family. ... Binomial name Trogon rufus Gmelin, 1788 The Black-throated Trogon, Trogon rufus, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. ... Binomial name Trogon massena Gould, 1838 The Slaty-tailed Trogon, Trogon massena, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. ... Binomial name Euptilotis neoxenus (Gould, 1838) The Eared Quetzal, Euptilotis neoxenus, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. ... Binomial name Pharomachrus mocinno (De la Llave, 1832) Ref: ITIS 553589 For other uses, see Resplendent Quetzal (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Pharomachrus auriceps (Gould,, 1842) The Golden-Headed Quetzal (Pharomachrus auriceps) is a colorful bird native to South America. ... Binomial name Harpactes fasciatus (Pennant, 1769) The Malabar Trogon, Harpactes fasciatus, is a near passerine bird in the trogon family, Trogonidae. ...

References

  • Johansson, Ulf S. & Ericson, Per G. P. (2003): Molecular support for a sister group relationship between Pici and Galbulae (Piciformes sensu Wetmore 1960). Journal of Avian Biology 34: 185–197. PDF fulltext

External links

  • Trogon videos on the Internet Bird Collection

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trogon - HighBeam Encyclopedia (233 words)
trogon, family of tropical jungle birds related to the roadrunners and including the quetzal.
Trogons are sedentary arboreal birds, 10 to 14 in.
Trogons are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Trogoniformes, family Trogonidae.
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