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Mellisuga minima vieilloti  (Shaw, 1812)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 693916

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
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  Valid Name: Mellisuga minima vielloti (Shaw, 1812)
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  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  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: Mellisuga minima vieilloti   
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  Comment: Peterson (in Zoonomen, accessed 2014) notes: 'As noted in the Richmond Index, Shaw consistently misspells Vieillot's name as 'Viellot' throughout the volume. Understandably, the specific epithet is often emended to 'vieilloti', and the justification of that emendation is the subject of dispute. In my view, special judgments and divination of 'original intent' are avoided by simply employing the spelling used by the author of the name'  



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