Taczanowski and Berlepsch, 1885,
Mapoto and Machay, Ecuador.
Traditionally considered a member of the species-group centred on G. galbula (which see); most closely related to G. tombacea and G. cyanescens. Monotypic.
Extreme S Colombia (SE Nariño, W Putumayo, SW Caquetá)#R and S along E slope of Andes in E Ecuador (to extreme S at Zumba); recorded once from extreme N Peru (R Cenepa, in Cordillera del Cóndor). Reported occurrence in Brazil erroneous, based on a misidentified female G. cyanescens.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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