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Amazilia  Lesson, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178057

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Amazilias [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderApodiformes  – Swifts, Hummingbirds  
                            FamilyTrochilidae  – Hummingbirds, oiseaux-mouches  
                                  GenusAmazilia Lesson, 1843 – Amazilias  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesAmazilia alfaroana Underwood, 1896  
                                     SpeciesAmazilia alticola Gould, 1860 – Loja Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia amabilis (Gould, 1853) – Blue-chested Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia amazilia (Lesson, 1827) – Amazilia Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia beryllina (Deppe, 1830) – Berylline Hummingbird, Colibrí berilo 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia boucardi (Mulsant, 1877) – Mangrove Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia brevirostris (Lesson, 1829) – White-chested Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia candida (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1846) – Colibrí cándido, White-bellied Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia castaneiventris (Gould, 1856) – Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia chionogaster (Tschudi, 1846)  
                                     SpeciesAmazilia cupreicauda Salvin & Godman, 1884 – Tepui Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia cyanifrons (Bourcier, 1843) – Indigo-capped Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia cyanocephala (Lesson, 1829) – Colibrí corona azul, Azure-crowned Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia cyanura Gould, 1859 – Colibrí cola azul, Blue-tailed Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia decora (Salvin, 1891)  
                                     SpeciesAmazilia edward (Delattre & Bourcier, 1846) – Snowy-bellied Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia fimbriata (Gmelin, 1788) – Glittering-throated Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia franciae (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1846) – Andean Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia lactea (Lesson, 1832) – Sapphire-spangled Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia leucogaster (Gmelin, 1788) – Plain-bellied Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia luciae (Lawrence, 1868) – Honduran Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia rondoniae Ruschi, 1982 – Rondonia Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia rosenbergi (Boucard, 1895) – Purple-chested Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia rutila (Delattre, 1843) – Colibrí canela, Cinnamon Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia saucerrottei (Delattre & Bourcier, 1846) – Steely-vented Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia tobaci (Gmelin, 1788) – Copper-rumped Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia tzacatl (De la Llave, 1833) – Rufous-tailed Hummingbird, Colibrí cola rojiza 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia versicolor (Vieillot, 1818) – Versicolored Emerald 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia violiceps (Gould, 1859) – Violet-crowned Hummingbird, Colibrí corona violeta 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia viridicauda (Berlepsch, 1883)  
                                     SpeciesAmazilia viridifrons (Elliot, 1871) – Colibrí frente verde, Green-fronted Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia viridigaster (Bourcier, 1843) – Green-bellied Hummingbird 
                                     SpeciesAmazilia yucatanensis (Cabot, 1845) – Buff-bellied Hummingbird, Colibrí yucateco 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Amazilia    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Amazilia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Amazilia   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.11.05, website (version 05-Nov-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Zoonomen Nomenclatural data maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Amazilia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Amazilia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Amazilia, Amazilias [English]   

 Geographic Information
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