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Phaethornis  Swainson, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553664

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderApodiformes  – Swifts, Hummingbirds  
                            FamilyTrochilidae  – Hummingbirds, oiseaux-mouches  
                                  GenusPhaethornis Swainson, 1827  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Phaethornis aethopygus J. T. Zimmer, 1950 – Tapajos Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis anthophilus (Bourcier, 1843) – Pale-bellied Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis atrimentalis Lawrence, 1858 – Black-throated Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis augusti (Bourcier, 1847) – Sooty-capped Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis bourcieri (R. Lesson, 1832) – Straight-billed Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis eurynome (R. Lesson, 1832) – Scale-throated Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis griseogularis Gould, 1851 – Gray-chinned Hermit, Grey-chinned Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis guy (R. Lesson, 1833) – Green Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis hispidus (Gould, 1846) – White-bearded Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis idaliae (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1856) – Minute Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis koepckeae Weske & Terborgh, 1977 – Koepcke's Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis longirostris (Delattre, 1843) – Western Long-tailed Hermit, Long-billed Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis longuemareus (R. Lesson, 1832) – Little Hermit, Ermitaño enano 
                                     Species Phaethornis malaris (Nordmann, 1835) – Great-billed Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis mexicanus Hartert, 1897 – Mexican Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis nattereri von Berlepsch, 1887 – Cinnamon-throated Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis philippii (Bourcier, 1847) – Needle-billed Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis pretrei (R. Lesson & Delattre, 1839) – Planalto Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis ruber (Linnaeus, 1758) – Reddish Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis rupurumii Boucard, 1892 – Streak-throated Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis squalidus (Temminck, 1822) – Dusky-throated Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis striigularis Gould, 1854 – Stripe-throated Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis stuarti Hartert, 1897 – White-browed Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis subochraceus Todd, 1915 – Buff-bellied Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis superciliosus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Eastern Long-tailed Hermit, Ermitaño cola larga, Long-tailed Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis syrmatophorus Gould, 1852 – Tawny-bellied Hermit 
                                     Species Phaethornis yaruqui (Bourcier, 1851) – White-whiskered Hermit 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Phaethornis    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Phaethornis   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2020.04.03, website (version 03-Apr-20)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Phaethornis   
  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: Phaethornis   

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