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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Infraordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea

Familia: Cardinalidae
Genus: Chlorothraupis
Species: C. carmioli – C. frenata – C. olivacea – C. stolzmanni

Chlorothraupis Salvin & Godman, 1883

Phoenicothraupis carmioli Lawrence, 1868 = Chlorothraupis carmioli


Salvin, O. & Godman, F.D., 1879-1904. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Aves. Vol.1: i–xliv; 1–512. BHL DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.54584Reference page. Original description p.297 BHL

Vernacular names
English: Tanagers
español: Tangaras; fruteros; guayaberos
suomi: Lörppötangarat

Chlorothraupis is a genus of bird in the family Cardinalidae. It was long considered to be a member of the tanager family (Thraupidae), as their common names suggest, but this is false.[1] They are close relatives of the genus Habia, the "ant-tanagers".

It contains the following species:

Image Common Name Scientific name Distribution
Chlorothraupis carmioli -Costa Rica-8.jpg Olive tanager Chlorothraupis carmioli Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and far north-western Colombia
Lemon-spectacled tanager Chlorothraupis olivacea Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama
Chlorothraupis stolzmanni -NW Ecuador-8 (cropped).jpg Ochre-breasted tanager Chlorothraupis stolzmanni Colombia and Ecuador


Klicka, J.; Burns, K.; Spellman, G. M. (December 2007). "Defining a monophyletic Cardinalini: A molecular perspective". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 45 (3): 1014–1032. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2007.07.006. PMID 17920298.

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