Taxon profile


Blue-crowned Motmot
Momotus momota (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Coraciiformes »  family Momotidae - motmots »  genus Momotus

Scientific synonyms

Ramphastos momota Linnaeus, 1766

Other names

= Amazonian Motmot
= Blue Diademed Motmot

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 14

subspecies Momotus momota bahamensis (Swainson, 1838)

Momotus momota bahamensis

subspecies Momotus momota cametensis E. Snethlage, 1912
subspecies Momotus momota coeruliceps (Gould, 1836)
subspecies Momotus momota exiguus Ridgway, 1912
subspecies Momotus momota goldmani Nelson, 1900
subspecies Momotus momota ignobilis Berlepsch, 1889
subspecies Momotus momota lessonii Lesson, 1842

Momotus momota lessonii

subspecies Momotus momota marcgraviana Pinto & Camargo, 1961
subspecies Momotus momota microstephanus P. L. Sclater, 1858
subspecies Momotus momota momota (Linnaeus, 1766)
subspecies Momotus momota nattereri P. L. Sclater, 1858
subspecies Momotus momota parensis Sharpe, 1892
subspecies Momotus momota pilcomajensis Reichenow, 1919
subspecies Momotus momota simplex Chapman, 1923

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Momotus momota]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [31112]

Bird Life [] [as Momotus momota (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Momotus momota]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Momotus momota (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Momotus momota (Linnaeus, 1766)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Momotus momota]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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