Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Ruby-crowned Tanager (Tachyphonus coronatus) - HBW 16, p. 181

French: Tangara couronné German: Krontangare Spanish: Tangara Coronada

Taxonomy: A.[gelaius] Coronatus Vieillot, 1822, Páxaros, Paraguay.
Recent molecular-genetic data indicate that this species and T. rufus are sister-species, and that T. phoenicius is sister to both of these. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Brazil (N Mato Grosso do Sul E to extreme SE Bahia, S to C Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones and N Corrientes).