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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Ordo: Apodiformes

Familia: Trochilidae
Subfamilia: Trochilinae
Genus: Urochroa
Species: U. bougueri – U. leucura

Urochroa Gould, 1856

Typus: Trochilus bougueri Bourcier, 1851 = Urochroa bougueri

Primary references

Gould, J. 1849–1861. A monograph of the Trochilidæ, or family of humming-birds. Taylor & Francis, London. 2: pl. 42–116 DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.51056 BHL Reference page. First availabilty pt.12 pl.11, text. Print 1861 pl. 57 BHL

Additional references

Donegan, T.M., Quevedo. A., Verhelst, J.C., Cortés-Herrera, O., Ellery, T. & Salaman, P.G.W. 2015. Revision of the status of bird species occurring or reported in Colombia 2015, with discussion of BirdLife International's new taxonomy. Conservación Colombiana 23: 3–48. Full article (PDF)Reference page.

Urochroa is a genus of hummingbird containing two recently-split species.[1]

The genus contains two species.[2]

Image Name Common name Distribution
Urochroa bougueri (Colibrí nagüiblanco) (14144500332).jpg Urochroa bougueri Rufous-gaped hillstar southern Colombia, Ecuador, and northern Peru
White-tailed Hillstar JCB.jpg Urochroa leucura Green-backed hillstar southern Colombia, Ecuador, and northern Peru


"Proposal (775) to South American Classification Committee - Split Urochroa bougueri into two species".
Gill, Frank; Donsker, David; Rasmussen, Pamela, eds. (July 2020). "Hummingbirds". IOC World Bird List Version 10.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 2 January 2020.

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