Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Chestnut-bellied Euphonia (Euphonia pectoralis) - HBW 16, p. 296

French: Organiste à ventre marron German: Braunbauchorganist Spanish: Eufonia Ventricastaña
Other common names: Black-throated Euphonia (“E. vittata”)

Taxonomy: Pipra pectoralis Latham, 1801, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Recent molecular-genetic analysis indicates that genus belongs in family Fringillidae. May form a superspecies with E. rufiventris and E. cayennensis. Described taxon “E. vittata” believed to have been a hybrid between present species and E. xanthogaster. Monotypic.

Distribution: E & SE Brazil (Alagoas; C Mato Grosso and S Bahia S to Santa Catarina), adjacent E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).