This superfamily comprises only a single family, the Trogonidae (trogons).
Timetree of Trogonidae based on Oliveros et al., 2019. The distribution of each taxon is indicated by the colour-code used throughout this website (see Distribution colour code).
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cyto-nuclear discordance using avian mitogenomic data?, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 130, 132-142. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.10.008. (abstract)
Pharomachrus auriceps (Golden-headed Quetzal), male (Foto: Mary Yalda)
Pharomachrus auriceps (Golden-headed Quetzal), female
Pharomachrus auriceps, (Golden-headed Quetzal), male
Pharomachrus auriceps (Golden-headed Quetzal), female (Foto: Mary Yalda)
Green-backed Trogon (Trogon viridis), female (Foto: Carolin Pfeiffer)