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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Cladus: Avemetatarsalia
Cladus: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauriformes
Cladus: Dracohors
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Eusaurischia
Subordo: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Cladus: Averostra
Cladus: Tetanurae
Cladus: Avetheropoda
Cladus: Coelurosauria
Cladus: Tyrannoraptora
Cladus: Maniraptoromorpha
Cladus: Maniraptoriformes
Cladus: Maniraptora
Cladus: Pennaraptora
Cladus: Paraves
Cladus: Eumaniraptora
Cladus: Avialae
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Cladus: Neoaves
Superordo: Caprimulgimorphae
Ordo: Apodiformes

Familia: Trochilidae
Subfamilia: Trochilinae
Genus: Sephanoides
Species: S. fernandensis - S. sephaniodes
Name

Sephanoides G.R. Gray , 1840

Typus: Orthorhynchus sephaniodes Lesson & Garnot, 1827 = Sephanoides sephaniodes

Synonyms

Eustephanus Reichenbach, 1849 Av.Syst.Nat pl. 40 BHL

References

Gray, G.R. 1840. A list of the genera of birds, with an indication of the typical species of each genus, compiled from various sources. 80 pp. Richard and John Taylor (London). p. 14 BHL DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.13777 Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Firecrowns

The firecrowns are the genus Sephanoides of the hummingbirds. There are two species.[1]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Picaflor colibri rubi.jpg Sephanoides sephaniodes Green-backed firecrown Argentina and Chile
Sephanoides fernandensis hembra.jpg Sephanoides fernandensis Juan Fernández firecrown Isla Róbinson Crusoe, Chile


The green-backed firecrown occurs widely in Argentina and Chile, but the Juan Fernández firecrown is found solely on Isla Róbinson Crusoe, one of a three-island archipelago belonging to Chile.

Both species will hang from flower petals or leaves with their feet. They feed on nectar and insects
References

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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