Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Green-headed Tanager (Tangara seledon) - HBW 16, p. 215

French: Calliste à tête verte German: Dreifarbentangare Spanish: Tangara Arcoiris

Taxonomy: Tanagra Seledon Statius Müller, 1776, Cayenne; error = Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Recent molecular-genetic studies suggest that this species and T. fastuosa are likely sister-species and form a monophyletic clade with T. cyanoventris, T. cyanocephala and T. desmaresti. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Brazil (from SE Bahia S to Santa Catarina and NE Rio Grande do Sul) and adjacent parts of SE Paraguay (Alto Paraná) and NE Argentina (Misiones).