Purple-throated euphonia

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Purple-throated euphonia
Euphonia chlorotica -Piraju, Sao paulo, Brasil -male-8.jpg
Male in Brazil
Euphonia chlorotica -Piraju, Sao paulo, Brazil -female-8.jpg
Female in Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Genus: Euphonia
Species: E. chlorotica
Binomial name
Euphonia chlorotica
(Linnaeus, 1766)

The purple-throated euphonia (Euphonia chlorotica) is a songbird species in the family Fringillidae. It was formerly placed in the Thraupidae.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.


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