Pale-mandibled aracari

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Pale-mandibled aracari
Pteroglossus erythropygius -Dallas World Aquarium, USA-8a.jpg
At Dallas World Aquarium, USA
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Ramphastidae
Genus: Pteroglossus
Species: P. erythropygius
Binomial name
Pteroglossus erythropygius
Gould, 1843
  • Pteroglossus torquatus erythropygius

The pale-mandibled aracari, or pale-mandibled araçari (Pteroglossus erythropygius), is a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family. It is found in western Ecuador and Peru.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

The pale-mandibled aracari is considered to be a subspecies of the collared aracari by some authorities.[2] Alternate names for the pale-mandibled aracari include the pale-billed araçari, red-backed aracari, red-rumped aracari and scarlet-rumped aracari.