See T. chrysotis. Hitherto treated as conspecific (as “Golden Tanager”) with T. aurulenta, but differs from the three groups A–C that make up that species (see below) in its chestnut breastband, flanks and vent (4); ventral area paler, brighter yellow than in other taxa (2); then vs group A chin paler, brighter yellow (1); and bill, wing and especially tail longer (tail at least 2); and vs groups B and C chin yellow vs chestnut (3). Monotypic.
Mountains of N & W Venezuela (from NW Lara and Sierra de San Luis, in Falcón, E to Distrito Federal and Miranda; Andes from S Lara S to N Táchira).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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