P. L. Sclater, 1855,
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.
Sometimes treated as conspecific with T. pictum and T. chrysocrotaphum; differs from former in its lack of white markings on head (3); dark eye (3); lack of spotting on throat to flanks (3); and yellow vs green mantle (ns); and from latter in its white vs yellow throat (3); lack of yellow supercilium (3); yellow vs olive-grey mantle (2). Monotypic.
E Costa Rica, Panama, N & W Colombia, extreme W Venezuela (E to Barinas) and W Ecuador (S to Guayas); reported in N Nicaragua#R.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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