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Euphonia chlorotica (Purple-throated Euphonia)

Wikipedia Abstract

The purple-throated euphonia (Euphonia chlorotica) is a songbird species in the family Fringillidae. It was formerly placed in the Thraupidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
21
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.91256
EDGE Score: 1.77708

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  10 grams
Diet [2]  Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  100 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  90 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  10 %
Clutch Size [4]  4
Incubation [3]  15 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Ficus luschnathiana[5]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[5]
Miconia cinnamomifolia[6]
Pilosocereus arrabidae[6]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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1Biometry, molt and brood patch parameters of birds in southern Brazil, Leandro Bugoni, Leonardo Vianna Mohr, Adriano Scherer, Márcio Amorin Efe and Scherezino Barbosa Scherer, Ararajuba 10 (1): 85-94
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
4Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
5"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
6Potential role of frugivorous birds (Passeriformes) on seed dispersal of six plant species in a restinga habitat, southeastern Brazil, Verônica Souza da Mota Gomes, Maria Célia Rodrigues Correia, Heloisa Alves de Lima & Maria Alice S. Alves, Rev. Biol. Trop. (Int. J. Trop. Biol.) Vol. 56 (1): 205-216, March 2008
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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