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Aglaiocercus kingii  (R. Lesson, 1832)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 693170

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Heliangelus zusii G. R. Graves, 1993
    Aglaiocercus kingi (R. Lesson, 1832)
    Trochilus kingi R. Lesson, 1832
  Common Name(s): Long-tailed Sylph [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                  GenusAglaiocercus J. T. Zimmer, 1930  
                                     SpeciesAglaiocercus kingii (R. Lesson, 1832) – Long-tailed Sylph  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Aglaiocercus kingii caudatus (von Berlepsch, 1892)  
                                        Subspecies Aglaiocercus kingii emmae (von Berlepsch, 1892)  
                                        Subspecies Aglaiocercus kingii kingii (R. Lesson, 1832)  
                                        Subspecies Aglaiocercus kingii margarethae (Heine, 1863)  
                                        Subspecies Aglaiocercus kingii mocoa (Delattre & Bourcier, 1846)  
                                        Subspecies Aglaiocercus kingii smaragdinus (Gould, 1846)  

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  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: Aglaiocercus kingii, Long-tailed Sylph [English]   
  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: Aglaiocercus kingii   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: Correct species name of Long-tailed Sylph is kingii, not kingi (H&M 3rd corregenda 8) (IOC List v11.1)  



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