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Red-tailed Comet
Sappho sparganurus (Shaw, 1812)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Sappho

Scientific:
  Sappho sparganurus

Citation:
  (Shaw, 1812)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 8 pt1 p.291 pl.39

Protonym:
  Trochilus sparganurus

Avibase ID:
  66F7D22995B767FE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/66F7D229

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555266

Geographic range:

  • Sappho sparganurus sparganurus: Andes of n and central Bolivia; accidental s Peru (Puno)
  • Sappho sparganurus sapho: Andes of s Bolivia to w Argentina and n Chile
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Red-tailed Comet
Czech:
  sylfa červenoocasá
German:
  Goldschwanzsylphe
Danish:
  Sapphokomet
Spanish:
  Colibrí Cometa
Finnish:
  säihkypyrstökolibri
French:
  Colibri sapho
Italian:
  Cometa codarossa
Japanese:
  akafutaohachidori
Japanese:
  アカフタオハチドリ
Dutch:
  Sapphokomeetkolibrie
Norwegian:
  Kometkolibri
Polish:
  safo dlugosterny
Portuguese:
  Beija-flor-da-cauda-vermelha
Russian:
  Колибри-сафо
Slovak:
  chvostáčik vidlochvostý
Swedish:
  sapfokomet
Chinese:
  红尾慧星蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Colibri sapho ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Colibri sapho ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Sappho sparganura [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Sappho sparganura [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sappho sparganura [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Red-tailed Comet ( Sappho sparganurus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sappho sparganura [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sappho sparganura [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Colibrí cua d'estel vermell
Czech: sylfa červenoocasá, Sylfa vidloocasá
Danish: Sapphokomet
German: Goldschwanzsylphe, Schleppensylphe, Schleppen-Sylphe
English: Red tailed Comet, Red-tailed Comet, Sappho Comet, Sappho's Comet
Spanish: Colibrí Coludo Rojo, Colibrí cometa, Picaflor cometa
Spanish (Argentine): Colibrí cometa, Picaflor cometa
Spanish (Bolivia): Colibrí cometa, Picaflor cometa
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Cometa
Spanish (Paraguay): Picaflor cometa
Finnish: Säihkypyrstökolibri
French: Colibri sapho
Guarani: Mainumby
Hungarian: uszályos kolibri
Italian: Colibrì Saffo, Cometa codarossa
Japanese: akafutaohachidori
Japanese: アカフタオハチドリ
Latin: Sappho sparganura, Sappho sparganura sparganura, Sappho sparganurus, Trochilus sparganurus
Lithuanian: Rausvauodegė kometa
Dutch: Sapphokomeetkolibrie, Sappho-komeetkolibrie
Norwegian: Kometkolibri
Polish: safo, safo dlugosterny, safo długosterny, Safo kometa
Portuguese: Beija-flor-da-cauda-vermelha
Russian: Колибри-сапфо, Колибри-сафо
Slovak: chvostáčik vidlochvostý, vrchárik vidlochvostý
Swedish: sapfokomet, Sappfokomet
Chinese: 红尾慧星蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紅尾彗星蜂鳥

 

         

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