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
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Ramphastidae
Genus: Pteroglossus
Species: P. erythropygius
Binomial name
Pteroglossus erythropygius
Gould, 1843
Synonyms
  • Pteroglossus torquatus erythropygius

The pale-mandibled aracari (US /ˌɑːrəˈsɑːri/ AHR-ə-SAHR-ee,[1] UK /ˌɑːrəˈsɑːri/ ARR-ə-SAHR-ee or /ˌɑːrəˈkɑːri/ ARR-ə-KAHR-ee),[2] 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.[3] Alternate names for the pale-mandibled aracari include the pale-billed araçari, red-backed aracari, red-rumped aracari and scarlet-rumped aracari.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aracari". Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc.). Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  2. ^ "Definition for aracari". Oxford Dictionaries Online. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  3. ^ "Aulacorhynchus erythropygius- Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-11-05.