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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
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Ordo: Trogoniformes

Familia: Trogonidae
Genus: Apaloderma
Species: A. aequatoriale - A. narina - A. vittatum


Apaloderma Swainson, 1833

Hapaloderma (emendation by Sharpe)

Zoological Illustrations (2) 3 p. 107

Apaloderma is a genus of birds in the family Trogonidae.[1]

The name is a compound word composed of two Greek words: hapalos, meaning "delicate"and derma, meaning "skin".[2] Established by William John Swainson in 1833, the genus contains the following species:[1]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Narina Trogon, Apaloderma narina MALE at Lekgalameetse Provincial Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa (14654439002).jpg Apaloderma narina. Narina trogon Sierra Leone to Ethiopia, and east Africa to eastern and southern South Africa
Apaloderma aequatoriale Bare-cheeked trogon Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria
Apaloderma vittatum1.jpg Apaloderma vittatum Bar-tailed trogon Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, DRC, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia


"ITIS Report: Apaloderma". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 50. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.

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