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Bee Hummingbird
Mellisuga helenae (Lembeye, 1850)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Mellisuga

Scientific:
  Mellisuga helenae

Citation:
  (Lembeye, 1850)

Reference:
  Av.IslaCuba p.70 pl.10 fig.2

Protonym:
  Orthorhynchus helenae

Avibase ID:
  2AA5F01C38577FC4

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555310


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Mellisuga helenae: Cuba and Isle of Pines
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Bee Hummingbird
Czech:
  kalypta nejmenší
German:
  Bienenelfe
Danish:
  Bikolibri
Spanish:
  Colibrí Zunzuncito
Finnish:
  kimalaiskolibri
French:
  Colibri d'Elena
Icelandic:
  Bee Hummingbird
Italian:
  Colibrì ape
Japanese:
  mamehachidori
Japanese:
  マメハチドリ
Dutch:
  Bijkolibrie
Norwegian:
  Bikolibri
Polish:
  koliberek hawanski
Portuguese:
  Beija-flor-de-helena
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Bee Hummingbird
Russian:
  Колибри-пчёлка
Slovak:
  čmeľovec kubánsky
Swedish:
  bikolibri
Chinese:
  吸蜜蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Colibri d'Elena ( Mellisuga helenae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Colibri d'Helen ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 1st edition:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Calypte helenae)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Calypte helenae)
Clements 4th edition:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements, version 2015:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Clements, version 2016:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
eBird version 1.50:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
eBird version 1.52:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
eBird version 1.53:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
eBird version 1.54:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
eBird version 1.55:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
eBird version 2015:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
eBird version 2016:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Calypte helenae)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Calypte helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
James Lee Peters:
    Calypte helenae
James Lee Peters (original):
    Calypte helenae
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Calypte helenae
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Bee Hummingbird ( Mellisuga helenae)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Mellisuga helenae
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Mellisuga helenae

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Colibrí nan abella
Czech: Kalypta menší, kalypta nejmenší, kolibřík nejmenší
Danish: Bikolibri
German: Bienenelfe
English: Bee Hummingbird
Spanish: Colibrí Zunzuncito, Trovador, Zunzuncito
Spanish (Cuba): Trovador, Zunzuncito
Estonian: kimalaskoolibri
Finnish: Kimalaiskolibri
French: Colibri d'Elena, Colibri d'Helen, Colibri d'Hélène
Hungarian: méhkolibri
Italian: Colibrì ape, Colibrì di Elena
Japanese: mamehachidori
Japanese: マメハチドリ
Latin: Calypte helenae, Mellisuga helenae, Philodice helenae
Lithuanian: Paprastasis kamaninis kolibris
Dutch: Bijkolibrie
Norwegian: Bikolibri
Polish: Hawańczyk, koliberek hawanski, koliberek hawański
Portuguese: Beija-flor-de-helena
Russian: Колибри-пчёлка
Slovak: čmeľovec kubánsky, cmelovec vcelí
Swedish: Bikolibri
Chinese: 吸蜜蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 吸蜜蜂鳥

 

         

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