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Hylocharis  Boie, 1831
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178067

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Basilinna Boie, 1831
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
                                  GenusHylocharis Boie, 1831  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Hylocharis chrysura (Shaw, 1812) – Gilded Hummingbird, Gilded Sapphire 
                                     Species Hylocharis cyanus (Vieillot, 1818) – White-chinned Sapphire 
                                     Species Hylocharis eliciae (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1846) – Blue-throated Goldentail, Zafiro garganta azul, Blue-throated Sapphire 
                                     Species Hylocharis grayi (Delattre & Bourcier, 1846) – Blue-headed Sapphire 
                                     Species Hylocharis humboldtii (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852) – Humboldt's Sapphire 
                                     Species Hylocharis leucotis (Vieillot, 1818) – White-eared Hummingbird, Zafiro oreja blanca 
                                     Species Hylocharis sapphirina (Gmelin, 1788) – Rufous-throated Sapphire 
                                     Species Hylocharis xantusii (Lawrence, 1860) – Zafiro de Xantus, Xantus's Hummingbird 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Hylocharis    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Hylocharis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Hylocharis   
  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: Hylocharis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): American Ornithologists' Union  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Forty-fifth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American birds   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Auk, vol. 121, no. 3   
  Page(s): 985-995   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8038   
  Reference for: Hylocharis   
  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: Hylocharis   
  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: Hylocharis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Hylocharis   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: AOU supplement 45 (2004) states that a taxonomic proposal has been submitted to separate Basilinna Boie, 1831 (TSN 693124) from Hylocharis Boie, 1831 (TSN 178067), but the committee has not yet accepted this proposal. Trochilus leucotis Vieillot is the type species of Basilinna Boie  



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