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Momotus momota  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554543

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Momoto corona azul [Spanish]
    Blue-crowned Motmot [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCoraciiformes  – Kingfishers, Rollers, martins-pęcheurs  
                               GenusMomotus Brisson, 1760  
                                  SpeciesMomotus momota (Linnaeus, 1766) – Momoto corona azul, Blue-crowned Motmot  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota argenticinctus Sharpe, 1892  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota bahamensis (Swainson, 1838)  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota cametensis E. Snethlage, 1912  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota coeruliceps (Gould, 1836)  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota conexus Thayer & Bangs, 1906  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota exiguus Ridgway, 1912  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota goldmani Nelson, 1900  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota ignobilis Berlepsch, 1889  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota lessonii Lesson, 1842  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota marcgravinianus Pinto & Camargo, 1961  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota microstephanus P. L. Sclater, 1858  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota momota (Linnaeus, 1766)  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota nattereri P. L. Sclater, 1858  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota olivaresi Hernandez-Camacho & Romero-Zambrano, 1978  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota osgoodi Cory, 1913  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota parensis Sharpe, 1892  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota pilcomajensis Reichenow, 1919  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota simplex Chapman, 1923  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota spatha Wetmore, 1946  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota subrufescens P. L. Sclater, 1853  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Momotus momota    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Momotus momota, Blue-crowned Motmot [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Momoto corona azul[Spanish]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.11.05, website (version 05-Nov-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Zoonomen Nomenclatural data maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Momotus momota   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Momotus momota, Blue-crowned Motmot [English]   

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