Turaco

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Turacos an relatives
Temporal range:
Oligocene - Holocene, 24–0 Ma
Tauraco persa (captive - Birds of Eden).jpg
Guinea turaco (Tauraco persa) at Birds o Eden aviary, Sooth Africae
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Clade: Otidimorphae
Order: Musophagiformes
Seebohm, 1890
Faimily: Musophagidae
Lesson, 1828
Genera
Synonyms
  • Apopempsidae Brodkorb, 1971b
  • Veflintornithidae Kašin, 1976

The turacos mak up the bird faimily Musophagidae (leeterally "banana-eaters").