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Sephanoides

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: Sephanoides
Species: S. fernandensis - S. sephaniodes

Name

Sephanoides G.R. Gray , 1840

References

* A list of the genera of birds, with an indication of the typical species of each genus. p.14

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Firecrowns

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

* Green-backed Firecrown, Sephanoides sephaniodes
* Juan Fernández Firecrown, Sephanoides fernandensis

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

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