Spot-billed toucanet

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Spot-billed toucanet
Male in Brazil
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Female in Brazil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Ramphastidae
Genus: Selenidera
Species: S. maculirostris
Binomial name
Selenidera maculirostris
(Lichtenstein, 1823)
  • Pteroglossus maculirostris

The spot-billed toucanet (Selenidera maculirostris) is a species of bird in the toucan family Ramphastidae. It is found in the Atlantic Forest of south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay, and far north-eastern Argentina (Misiones). The spot-billed toucanet was originally described in the genus Pteroglossus. It is 35 cm (14 in) long and weighs 140-200 grams (4.9-7.1 oz.)[2] Except for the bill-pattern, it resembles the Gould's toucanet, and the two have been considered conspecific in the past.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Selenidera maculirostris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-08-19. Retrieved 2018-04-01.