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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]
    Amazonian Motmot [English]
    udu [Portuguese]
    Momoto amazónico [Spanish]
    Motmot houtouc [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCoraciiformes  – Motmots, Bee-eaters, Todies, Kingfishers, Rollers, martins-pęcheurs  
                            FamilyMomotidae  – Motmots  
                               GenusMomotus Brisson, 1760  
                                  SpeciesMomotus momota (Linnaeus, 1766) – Momoto corona azul, Blue-crowned Motmot, Amazonian Motmot, udu, Momoto amazónico, Motmot houtouc  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota cametensis E. Snethlage, 1912  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota ignobilis Berlepsch, 1889  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota marcgravianus 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 parensis Sharpe, 1892  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota pilcomajensis Reichenow, 1919  
                                     Subspecies Momotus momota simplex Chapman, 1923  

  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: eBird/Clements Checklist (2021), database (version 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from   
  Reference for: Momotus momota   
  Source: HBW and BirdLife Int. v.5 (2020), database (version 5)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: HBW and BirdLife International (2020) Handbook of the Birds of the World and BirdLife International digital checklist of the birds of the world. Version 5. Available at:   
  Reference for: Momotus momota   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Momotus momota, Amazonian Motmot [English], Motmot houtouc [French], udu [Portuguese], Momoto amazónico [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): Dickinson, E. C., and J. V. Remsen Jr., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 4th Edition, Vol. 1 Non-passerines   
  Page(s): l + 461   
  Publisher: Aves Press   
  Publication Place: Eastbourne, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780956861108   
  Reference for: Momotus momota, Amazonian Motmot [English]   
  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]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: Change English name of Momotus momota to Amazonian Motmot with breakup of this species complex (Stiles 2009; SACC 412) (IOC List v12.1)  



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