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Priotelus temnurus

Priotelus temnurus (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Trogoniformes
Familia: Trogonidae
Genus: Priotelus
Species: Priotelus temnurus
Subspecies: P. t. temnurus - P. t. vescus


Priotelus temnurus (Temminck, 1825)


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Vernacular names
English: Cuban Trogon
Esperanto: Kuba trogono


The Cuban Trogon or Tocororo (Priotelus temnurus) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is endemic to the Caribbean island of Cuba, where it is also the national bird. Its natural habitats are dry forests, moist forests, and heavily degraded former forest.


* BirdLife International 2004. Priotelus temnurus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.
* Drawing from A Monograph of the Trogonidae, 1858-1875.

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