Taxon profile


Purple-crested Turaco
Gallirex porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Musophagiformes »  family Musophagidae - turacos »  genus Gallirex

Scientific synonyms

Tauraco porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)
Gallirex porphyreolopha (misspelling) m
Musophaga porphyreolopha

Least Concern LC



Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Gallirex porphyreolophus chlorochlamys Shelley, 1881
subspecies Gallirex porphyreolophus porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)

Gallirex porphyreolophus porphyreolophus

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22688380]

Bird Life [] [as Gallirex porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22688380]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Gallirex porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 16 March 2019
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Gallirex porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Gallirex porphyreolophus Vigors, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Tauraco porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)]
EN Utku Perktaş, Jeff G. Groth, and George F. Barrowclough (2020): Phylogeography, Species Limits, Phylogeny, and Classification of the Turacos (Aves: Musophagidae) Based on Mitochondrial and Nuclear DNA Sequences, American Museum Novitates 2020(3949), 1-61 [as Gallirex porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Tauraco porphyreolophus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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