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Ramphomicron dorsale

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: Ramphomicron
Species: Ramphomicron dorsale


Ramphomicron dorsale Salvin & Godman, 1880


* Ibis p.172 pl.5

Vernacular names
English: Black-backed Thornbill

The Black-Backed Thornbill (Ramphomicron dorsale) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found only in Colombia.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.


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

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