Kinglet calyptura (Calyptura cristata)

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Male kinglet calyptura collected around 1850 from south-east Brazil by Finnish entomologist Reinhold Ferdinand Sahlberg
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Kinglet calyptura fact file

Kinglet calyptura description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyCotingidae
GenusCalyptura (1)

Information on the kinglet calyptura is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Kinglet cotinga.
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Kinglet calyptura status

Classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Male kinglet calyptura collected around 1850 from south-east Brazil by Finnish entomologist Reinhold Ferdinand Sahlberg  
Male kinglet calyptura collected around 1850 from south-east Brazil by Finnish entomologist Reinhold Ferdinand Sahlberg

© Seppo Niiranen

Seppo Niiranen
Finnish Museum of Natural History
Finland
seppo.niiranen@helsinki.fi

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