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MUSOPHAGIDAE - Turacos1 (6:23)
CORYTHAEOLINAE
CORYTHAEOLA F. Heine, Sr., 1860 F - Musophaga cristata Vieillot, 1816; type by monotypy  
Corythaeola cristata 2  (Vieillot, 1816) Great Blue Turaco
vGuinea-Bissau to W Kenya, NW Tanzania and N Angola, Bioko
CRINIFERINAE
CRINIFEROIDES Roberts, 1926 M - Chizaerhis leucogaster Rüppell, 1842; type by original designation and monotypy   3
Criniferoides leucogaster   (Rüppell, 1842) White-bellied Go-away-bird
NW, C and S Somalia, E and S Ethiopia and S South Sudan to NE Uganda, Kenya and N Tanzania
CRINIFER Jarocki, 1821 M - Phasianus africanus Latham, 1790; type by monotypy = Falco piscator Boddaert, 1783  
Crinifer zonurus 4  (Rüppell, 1835) Eastern Grey Plantain-eater
SE Chad and W Sudan (Darfur); N Eritrea, C and W Ethiopia; W South Sudan and NE DR Congo to Uganda, W Kenya and NW Tanzania
Crinifer piscator 5,6  (Boddaert, 1783) Western Grey Plantain-eater
iS Senegal and Gambia to Central African Republic; W DR Congo and PR Congo
CORYTHAIXOIDES A. Smith, 1833 M - Corythaix concolor A. Smith, 1833; type by original designation  
Corythaixoides personatus Bare-faced Go-away-bird
personatus (Rüppell, 1842) vEthiopian Rift Valley
leopoldi (Shelley, 1881) iS Uganda, SW Kenya and Tanzania to SE DR Congo, NE Zambia, N Malawi
Corythaixoides concolor7,8 Grey Go-away-bird
molybdophanes Clancey, 1964 iNE Angola to S Tanzania, N Malawi and N Mozambique [Clancey, 1964 #815]
pallidiceps Neumann, 18999 iW Angola to C Namibia
bechuanae Roberts, 193210 iS Angola, NE Namibia, SW Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe to N South Africa (C and W Limpopo and North West Province)
concolor (A. Smith, 1833) iS Malawi, C and S Mozambique, SE Zimbabwe, E Limpopo to N KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) and Swaziland
MUSOPHAGINAE11
GALLIREX Lesson, 1844 M - Corythaix porphyreolopha Vigors, 1831; type by subsequent designation (G.R. Gray, 1855, Cat. of the Genera and Subgenera of Birds, p. 149).  
Gallirex porphyreolophus12 Purple-crested Turaco
chlorochlamys Shelley, 1881 iS Kenya to Malawi and N Mozambique
porphyreolophus (Vigors, 1831) vZimbabwe and C and S Mozambique to NE and E South Africa
Gallirex johnstoni13 Ruwenzori Turaco
johnstoni Sharpe, 1901 iW Uganda (Rwenzori Mts.), NE and E DR Congo
kivuensis (Neumann, 1908) vHighlands of E DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi and SW Uganda
bredoi (Verheyen, 1947)14 iMt. Kabobo (E DR Congo) [Verheyen, 1947 #3977]
TAURACO Kluk, 1779 M - Cuculus persa Linnaeus, 1758; type by subsequent designation (Domaniewski, 1933, Acta Orn. Mus. Zool. Polon., 1, p. 26).  15
Tauraco schalowi 16  (Reichenow, 1891) Schalow's Turaco
iSW Kenya, N and W Tanzania and N and C Malawi to SE DR Congo, Zambia and W Angola
Tauraco hartlaubi   (G.A. Fischer & Reichenow, 1884) Hartlaub's Turaco
iKenyan highlands to E Uganda and N Tanzania
Tauraco schuettii Black-billed Turaco
emini Reichenow, 1893 iE DR Congo to Uganda, W Kenya and SE South Sudan
schuettii (Cabanis, 1879)17,18 δiW and N DR Congo to N Angola
Tauraco livingstonii Livingstone's Turaco
reichenowi (G.A. Fischer, 1880)19 iE and S Tanzania to Mozambique and NE KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)
livingstonii G.R. Gray, 1864 iSE Malawi and adjacent Mozambique, E Zimbabwe
Tauraco fischeri Fischer's Turaco
fischeri (Reichenow, 1878) iCoastal S Somalia, Kenya, NE Tanzania
zanzibaricus Pakenham, 1938 αvZanzibar
Tauraco corythaix Knysna Turaco
phoebus Neumann, 1907 vE Limpopo and E Mpumalanga (South Africa), NW Swaziland
corythaix (Wagler, 1827) iS KwaZulu-Natal to SE Western Cape (South Africa)
Tauraco persa20,21 Green Turaco
buffoni (Vieillot, 1819) iSenegal and Gambia to Liberia
persa (Linnaeus, 1758) iIvory Coast to Cameroon
zenkeri Reichenow, 1896 iS Cameroon to NW DR Congo, PR Congo and N Angola
Tauraco leucotis22 White-cheeked Turaco
leucotis (Rüppell, 1835) vW Ethiopian highlands, E South Sudan, Eritrea
donaldsoni Sharpe, 1895 iEC Ethiopian highlands
Tauraco ruspolii   Salvadori, 1896 Ruspoli's Turaco
iS Ethiopia
Tauraco bannermani   (Bates, G.L., 1923) Bannerman's Turaco
iBamenda-Banso highlands (NW Cameroon)
Tauraco erythrolophus 23  (Vieillot, 1819) Red-crested Turaco
vW and C Angola
Tauraco leucolophus   (von Heuglin, 1855) White-crested Turaco
vSE Nigeria and N Cameroon to South Sudan, NE DR Congo, N and C Uganda and W Kenya
Tauraco macrorhynchus Yellow-billed Turaco
macrorhynchus (Fraser, 1839) vGuinea, Sierra Leone to Ghana
verreauxii (Schlegel, 1854)24 δiS Nigeria to W DR Congo and Cabinda (N Angola), Bioko
Tauraco rossae 25  (Gould, 1852) Ross's Turaco
E Cameroon to S South Sudan and W Kenya, south to N and E Angola and NW Botswana
Tauraco violaceus 26,27  (Isert, 1788) Violet Turacoα
vGambia and Guinea to N Nigeria and NW Cameroon, S Chad and N Central African Republic

1 Sequence of genera and species follows Veron & Winney (2000) [Veron, 2000 #3979], who recognized three subfamilies.
2 Includes yalensis; see Chapin (1939) [Chapin, 1939 #13706].
3 Recognition of this genus follows Veron & Winney (2000) [Veron, 2000 #3979].
4 For recognition as a separate species from C. piscator see Moreau (1958) [Moreau, 1958 #14134].
5 Implicitly includes obscuratus; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
6 Treated as a superspecies with C. zonurus by Snow, Clancey & Read in Snow (1978) [Snow, 1978 #13852].
7 Subspecies classification follows Turner (1997) [Turner, 1997 #3885].
8 Considered to form a superspecies with C. personatus by Snow et al. in Snow (1978) [Snow, 1978 #13852].
9 Includes cuanhamae da Rosa Pinto, 1962 [da Rosa Pinto, 1962 #1108]; see Turner (1997) [Turner, 1997 #3885].
10 Recognition follows Irwin & Benson (1966) [Irwin, 1966 #14135]. Includes chobiensis; see Turner (1997) [Turner, 1997 #3885].
11 Sequence of genera follows Turner (1997) [Turner, 1997 #3885].
12 Transfer from Tauraco to Gallirex follows Veron & Winney (2000) [Veron, 2000 #3979].
13 For treatment within Gallirex see Veron & Winney (2000) [Veron, 2000 #3979].
14 For recognition see Louette et al. (2000) [Louette, 2000 #2431].
15 Includes Musophaga; see Veron & Winney (2000) [Veron, 2000 #3979].
16 Treatment as a separate species from T. livingstonii follows Dowsett-Lemaire & Dowsett (1988) [Dowsett-Lemaire, 1988 #14136]. Includes chalcolophus; see Turner (1997) [Turner, 1997 #3885]. Implicitly includes loitanus and marungensis; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
17 Includes finschi and sharpei; see Turner (1997) [Turner, 1997 #3885].
18 Original spelling schüttii. German origin. Here the justified emendation is used.
19 Includes cabanisi; see du Plessis & Dean in Hockey et al. (2005) [Hockey, 2005 #12724].
20 Previously treated as a broader species following Brosset & Fry (1988) [Brosset, 1988 #533], but see Turner (1997) [Turner, 1997 #3885], whose subspecific treatment we follow.
21 Considered to form a superspecies with T. schalowi, livingstonii, corythaix, schuettii and T. fischeri by Sibley & Monroe (1990) [Sibley, 1990 #3636], but see genetic findings of Veron & Winney (2000) [Veron, 2000 #3979].
22 Considered to form a superspecies with T. hartlaubi and T. ruspolii by Snow, Clancey & Read in Snow (1978) [Snow, 1978 #13852], but see Veron & Winney (2000) [Veron, 2000 #3979].
23 Considered to form a superspecies with T. bannermani; see Snow, Clancey & Read in Snow (1978) [Snow, 1978 #13852].
24 Correct original spelling. Spelling verreauxi in Dickinson (2003) [Dickinson, 2003 #9533] an ISS.
25 Includes savannicola; see Moreau (1958) [Moreau, 1958 #14134].
26 For treatment of this and T. rossae within Tauraco see Veron & Winney (2000) [Veron, 2000 #3979].
27 Forms a superspecies with T. rossae; see Sibley & Monroe (1990) [Sibley, 1990 #3636].
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