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Lophornis

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: Lophornis
Species: L. adorabilis - L. brachylophus - L. chalybeus - L. delattrei - L. gouldii - L. helenae - L. magnificus - L. ornatus - L. pavoninus - L. stictolophus

Name

Lophornis Lesson, 1829

References

* Hist.Nat.Ois.-Mouches[Lesson] p.xxxvii

Lophornis is a genus of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. These are all tiny birds, ranking among the smallest hummingbirds. No species exceed 9 cm (3.5 in) and most are under 7.5 cm (3 in) in total length. The male coquettes are noted from their outlandish, colorful crests and markings, the females being a more subdue version. It contains the following ten species:

* White-crested Coquette (Lophornis adorabilis)
* Short-crested Coquette (Lophornis brachylophus)
* Festive Coquette (Lophornis chalybeus)
* Rufous-crested Coquette (Lophornis delattrei)
* Dot-eared Coquette (Lophornis gouldii)
* Black-crested Coquette (Lophornis helenae)
* Frilled Coquette (Lophornis magnificus)
* Peacock Coquette (Lophornis pavoninus)
* Spangled Coquette (Lophornis stictolophus)
* Tufted Coquette (Lophornis ornatus)


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