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Metallura williami

Viridian Metaltail (Metallura williami) 

Metallura williami

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: Metallura
Species: Metallura williami


Metallura williami (DeLattre & Bourcier, 1846)


Rev.Zool. 9 p.308

Vernacular names
English: Viridian Metaltail

The Viridian Metaltail (Metallura williami) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family.

It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.

BirdLife International 2004. Metallura williami. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

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