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Metallura tyrianthina  (Loddiges, 1832)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 555277

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Tyrian Metaltail [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                                  GenusMetallura Gould, 1847  
                                     SpeciesMetallura tyrianthina (Loddiges, 1832) – Tyrian Metaltail  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SubspeciesMetallura tyrianthina chloropogon (Cabanis & Heine, 1860)  
                                        SubspeciesMetallura tyrianthina districta Bangs, 1899  
                                        SubspeciesMetallura tyrianthina oreopola Todd, 1913  
                                        SubspeciesMetallura tyrianthina quitensis Gould, 1861  
                                        SubspeciesMetallura tyrianthina septentrionalis Hartert, 1899  
                                        SubspeciesMetallura tyrianthina smaragdinicollis (Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838)  
                                        SubspeciesMetallura tyrianthina tyrianthina (Loddiges, 1832)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Metallura tyrianthina    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Metallura tyrianthina   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Metallura tyrianthina, Tyrian Metaltail [English]   

 Geographic Information
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