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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: Florisuga
Species: F. fusca – F. mellivora
Name

Florisuga Bonaparte, 1850
Vernacular names
English: Jacobins
References

Conspectus generum avium 1 p.73

The jacobins are two species of hummingbirds in the genus Florisuga.
Taxonomy

The genus Florisuga was introduced in 1850 by the French naturalist Charles Lucien Bonaparte. The name combines the Latin flos, floris meaning "flower" with sugere meaning "to suck".[1] The type species is the white-necked jacobin.[2]

The genus contains the following species:[3]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
White-necked jacobin (Florisuga mellivora mellivora) male Tr.jpg Florisuga mellivora White-necked jacobin Mexico, south to Peru, Bolivia and south Brazil
Florisuga fusca -Reserva Guainumbi, Sao Luis do Paraitinga, Sao Paulo, Brasil-8.jpg Florisuga fusca Black jacobin eastern Brazil, Uruguay, eastern Paraguay, and far north-eastern Argentina

References

Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 162. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.
Peters, James Lee, ed. (1945). Check-List of Birds of the World. Volume 5. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. p. 21.
Gill, Frank; Donsker, David; Rasmussen, Pamela, eds. (July 2020). "Hummingbirds". IOC World Bird List Version 10.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 2 January 2020.

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