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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Ordo: Apodiformes

Familia: Trochilidae
Subfamilia: Trochilinae
Genus: Chaetocercus
Species: C. astreans - C. berlepschi - C. bombus - C. heliodor - C. jourdanii - C. mulsant

Name

Chaetocercus, G.R. Gray, 1855
References

Catalogue of the genera and subgenera of birds contained in the British museum. p.22

Chaetocercus is a genus of hummingbirds in the family Trochilidae.[1] The name is a combination of the Greek words khaitē, meaning "hair" and kerkos, meaning "tail".[2] The genus contains the following species:[1]

White-bellied woodstar, Chaetocercus mulsant
Little woodstar, Chaetocercus bombus
Gorgeted woodstar, Chaetocercus heliodor
Santa Marta woodstar, Chaetocercus astreans
Esmeraldas woodstar, Chaetocercus berlepschi
Rufous-shafted woodstar, Chaetocercus jourdanii

References

"ITIS Report: Chaetocercus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 98. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.

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