Trogoniformes

This superfamily comprises only a single family, the Trogonidae (trogons). 

 

Mixed species-level and genus-level timetree of extant Trogonidae based on Oliveros et al. (2019). The distribution of each taxon is indicated by the colour-code used throughout this website (see Distribution code). 


References

Oliveros CH, Andersen MJ, Hosner PA, Mauck WM, Sheldon FH, Cracraft J, and Moyle RG (2019), Rapid Laurasian diversification of pantropical bird family during the Oligocene-Miocene transition, Ibis 162, 137-152. (abstract)

 

Tamashiro RA, White ND, Braun MJ, Faircloth BC, Braun EL, and Kimball RT (2019), What are the roles of taxon sampling and model fit in tests of cyto-nuclear discordance using avian mitogenomic data?, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 130, 132-142. (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)