Barbets (Capitonidae)

Prong-billed Barbet (Semnornis frantzii) - HBW 7, p. 218

French: Cabézon de Frantzius German: Aztekenbartvogel Spanish: Cabezón Cocora

Taxonomy: Tetragonops frantzii P. L. Sclater, 1864, surrounds of San José, Costa Rica.
Relationship with S. ramphastinus suggested by bill morphology, but probably not very closely related. Monotypic.

Distribution: NC Costa Rica (Tilaran Range) S in mountains to W Panama (W Veraguas).