Cotingas (Cotingidae)

Handsome Fruiteater (Pipreola formosa) - HBW 9, p. 84

French: Cotinga magnifique German: Weißfleckenkotinga Spanish: Frutero Hermoso

Taxonomy: Ampelis formosa Hartlaub, 1849, Caracas, Venezuela.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • formosa (Hartlaub, 1849) - mountains of N Venezuela from Falcón and Yaracuy E to Distrito Federal and Miranda.
  • rubidior (Chapman, 1925) - coastal mountains of N Venezuela in Anzoátegui, Sucre and Monagas.
  • pariae Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1949 - mountains of Paria Peninsula, in NE Venezuela.

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