Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Golden-chevroned Tanager (Thraupis ornata) - HBW 16, p. 193

French: Tangara orné German: Schmucktangare Spanish: Tangara Adornada
Other common names: Archbishop’s Tanager

Taxonomy: Tanagra ornata Sparrman, 1789, “in India Orientali”; error = Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Recent molecular-genetic data do not support monophyly of genus as currently constituted: six (including present species) of eight species sampled embedded with Tangara, a finding that makes genus Tangara paraphyletic. Monotypic.

Distribution: Coastal SE Brazil from SE Bahia S, extending inland to E Minas Gerais, to E Santa Catarina.