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Lophornis magnificus

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Lophornis magnificus

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: Lophornis magnificus

Name

Lophornis magnificus (Vieillot, 1817)

References

* Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle Appliquee Aux Arts 7 p.367


Vernacular names
English: Frilled Coquette

The Frilled Coquette (Lophornis magnificus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found only in Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. At 6.8 cm (2.7 in) and a weight under 3 grams, this is one of the smallest birds alive.[1]

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Lophornis magnificus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

1. ^ Wood, The Guinness Book of Animal Facts and Feats. Sterling Pub Co Inc (1983), ISBN 978-0851122359

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