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Saucerottia cyanocephala  (R. Lesson, 1830)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1150060

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Amazilia verticalis (Deppe, 1830)
    Amazilia cyanocephala (R. Lesson, 1830)
    Ornismya cyanocephalus R. Lesson, 1830
  Common Name(s): Azure-crowned Hummingbird [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderApodiformes  – Swifts, Hummingbirds  
                            FamilyTrochilidae  – Hummingbirds, oiseaux-mouches  
                                  GenusSaucerottia Bonaparte, 1850  
                                     SpeciesSaucerottia cyanocephala (R. Lesson, 1830) – Azure-crowned Hummingbird  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SubspeciesSaucerottia cyanocephala chlorostephana (T. R. Howell, 1965)  
                                        SubspeciesSaucerottia cyanocephala cyanocephala (R. Lesson, 1830)  

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  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 11.1), website (version 11.1)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2021. IOC World Bird List (v 11.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.11.1. Available at [Accessed 28 May, 2021]   
  Reference for: Saucerottia cyanocephala, Azure-crowned Hummingbird [English]   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  






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