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Tangara arthus

Tangara arthus (*)

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: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea
Familia: Thraupidae
Genus: Tangara
Species: Tangara arthus
Subspecies: T. a. aequatorialis - T. a. arthus - T. a. aurulenta - T. a. goodsoni - T. a. occidentalis - T. a. palmitae - T. a. pulchra - T. a. sclateri - T. a. sophiae


Tangara arthus Lesson, 1832

Vernacular names
English: Golden Tanager


Illustrations de Zoologie livr.3 textpl.9

The Golden Tanager (Tangara arthus) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is widespread and often common in highland forests of the Andes (from Bolivia and northwards) and Venezuelan Coastal Range in north-western South America.

Its plumage is overall golden-yellow with black to the back, wings, tail and ear-coverts. Some subspecies are partially/largely brown below.


* Media related to Tangara arthus at Wikimedia Commons
* BirdLife International 2004. Tangara arthus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.

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