Red-and-black grosbeak

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Red-and-black grosbeak
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Genus: Periporphyrus
L. Reichenbach, 1850
Species: P. erythromelas
Binomial name
Periporphyrus erythromelas
Gmelin, 1789

The red-and-black grosbeak (Periporphyrus erythromelas) is a species of grosbeaks in the Cardinalidae family. It is the only species in the genus Periporphyrus. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Periporphyrus erythromelas". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 

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