Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Brassy-breasted Tanager (Tangara desmaresti) - HBW 16, p. 216

French: Calliste de Desmarest German: Orangebrusttangare Spanish: Tangara de Desmarest
Other common names: Gould’s Tanager (“T. gouldi”)

Taxonomy: Tanagra Desmaresti Vieillot, 1819, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Based on molecular-genetic studies this species forms a monophyletic clade with T. fastuosa, T. seledon, T. cyanocephala and T. cyanoventris. Described form T. gouldi appears to be a hybrid between present species and T. cyanoventris. Monotypic.

Distribution: Coastal SE Brazil from SE Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro S through E São Paulo, E Paraná and E Santa Catarina.