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Opisthoprora euryptera

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: Opisthoprora
Species: Opisthoprora euryptera


Opisthoprora euryptera (Loddiges, 1832)


* PZS Pt2 no.15 p.7

Vernacular names
English: Mountain Avocetbill

The Mountain Avocetbill (Opisthoprora euryptera) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family, the only member of its genus.

It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


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

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