Trogons (Trogonidae)

Citreoline Trogon (Trogon citreolus) - HBW 6, p. 113

French: Trogon citrin German: Graukopftrogon Spanish: Trogón Citrino

Taxonomy: Trogon citreolus Gould, 1835, no locality = Mexico.
Forms a superspecies with T. viridis, T. bairdii and T. melanocephalus; sometimes considered conspecific with T. melanocephalus. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • citreolus Gould, 1835 - Pacific slope of Mexico from Sinaloa to Oaxaca.
  • sumichrasti Brodkorb, 1942 - Pacific coastal plain of Mexico in Oaxaca and Chiapas.