P. L. Sclater, 1858,
upper Amazonia = Río Yavarí, Peru.
Hitherto considered conspecific with P. xanthurus and P. leucogaster, but separated as a species distinct from former by its green vs yellow tail (3), black vs pinky-yellow feet (3), and unknown-width hybrid zone (at least 1); and from latter by its yellow vs green lower flanks and thighs (3), black vs pinky-yellow feet (3), and unknown-width hybrid zone (at least 1). Monotypic.
E Peru (E of R Ucayali) and Bolivia (at least formerly S to Santa Cruz) to W Brazil S of Amazon (E to R Juruá); recently also recorded in extreme SE Colombia (N of Amazon)#R.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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