Pharomachrus is a genus of birds in the Trogonidae family. Pharomachrus is from Ancient Greek pharos, "mantle", and makros, "long", referring to the wing and tail coverts of the Resplendent Quetzal (the second h is unexplained).

The five species of this genus and the Eared Quetzal, the only living member of the genus Euptilotis, together make up a group of colourful birds called quetzals.



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