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Leucippus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Trochiliformes
Familia: Trochilidae
Subfamilia: Trochilinae
Genus: Leucippus
Species: L. baeri - L. chionogaster - L. chlorocercus - L. fallax - L. hypostictus - L. taczanowskii - L. viridicauda

Name

Leucippus Bonaparte, 1850

References

* Conspectus generum avium 1 p.73

Leucippus is a genus of hummingbirds. Its members are found in western South America. Two species, L. chionogaster and L. viridicauda, are commonly placed in the genus Amazilia, while a third species, L. hypostictus, often is placed in the monotypic Taphrospilus.

Species

* Buffy Hummingbird, Leucippus fallax
* Tumbes Hummingbird, Leucippus baeri
* Spot-throated Hummingbird, Leucippus taczanowskii
* Olive-spotted Hummingbird, Leucippus chlorocercus
* White-bellied Hummingbird, Leucippus chionogaster
* Green-and-white Hummingbird, Leucippus viridicauda
* Many-spotted Hummingbird, Leucippus hypostictus

References

* Hilty, Steven L (2003). Birds of Venezuela. London: Christopher Helm. ISBN 0-7136-6418-5.

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