Cyanolyca armillata γ. quindiuna
P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1876,
Cordillera de Quindío, Colombia.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with C. armillata, but differs in its slightly larger size but markedly longer tail (effect size 4.25, score 2); turquoise vs soft blue wings, back, tail and lower underparts (4); and narrower black frons (1); but no vocal differences detectable in recorded material to date. Monotypic.
C Colombia (from Quindío Mts, in C Andes, S to E slope of Andes of Pasto) S to extreme N Ecuador (Carchi, W Napo).