Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Yellow-crowned Euphonia (Euphonia luteicapilla) - HBW 16, p. 285

French: Organiste à calotte jaune German: Gelbscheitelorganist Spanish: Eufonia Coronigualda

Taxonomy: Phonasca luteicapilla Cabanis, 1861, Costa Rica.
Recent molecular-genetic analysis indicates that genus belongs in family Fringillidae. May form a monophyletic species group with E. affinis, E. chlorotica and E. trinitatis. Monotypic.

Distribution: Caribbean lowlands from E Nicaragua S to NW Panama (Bocas del Toro, and around Canal Zone) and Pacific slope from NW Costa Rica (Guanacaste) S to E Panama (C Darién).

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