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Todus todus

(Jamaican Tody)

Common Names

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Common Names in Czech:

Todi Zelen

Common Names in Danish:


Common Names in Dutch:

Jamaicaanse Todie

Common Names in English:

Jamaican Tody

Common Names in Estonian:

Jamaica Todi

Common Names in Finnish:


Common Names in French:

Todier De Jama, Todier de la Jamaïque

Common Names in German:

Gr, Grüntodi

Common Names in Italian:

Todo Della Giamaica, Todo Della Iamaica

Common Names in Japanese:

Jamaikakobitodori, ジャマイカコビトドリ

Common Names in Latin:

Todus todus

Common Names in Polish:

Plaskodziobek Maly

Common Names in Spanish:



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Vegetation: tropical lowland evergreen forest, tropical deciduous forests, tropical lowland evergreen forest, second-growth forests and woodlands, tropical lowland evergreen forest, mangrove forests • Maximum Elevation: 1,800 meters • Zoogeographic Region: Jamaica • Foraging Strata: Midstory • Center of Abundance: Lower tropical: lowlands, lower than 500 m.; tropics. • Sensitivity to Disturbance: Low

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 5,308 meters (0 to 17,415 feet).[1]

Ecology: List of Habitats :


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Todus todus (Linnaeus, 1758)


Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 06-Dec-2005

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Todus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 5 species and subspecies in this genus:

T. angustirostris (Narrow-Billed Tody) · T. mexicanus (Puerto Rican Tody) · T. multicolor (Cuban Tody) · T. subulatus (Broad-Billed Tody) · T. todus (Jamaican Tody)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 06, 2008:



  1. Mean = 553.880 meters (1,817.192 feet), Standard Deviation = 834.580 based on 116,783 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-14