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Vervain Hummingbird

Mellisuga minima (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Vervain Hummingbird (Mellisuga minima) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica, and is a vagrant to Puerto Rico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Mellisuga

Scientific:
  Mellisuga minima

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.121

Protonym:
  Trochilus minimus

Avibase ID:
  846445670F36EECD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/84644567

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555311

Geographic range:

  • Mellisuga minima minima: Jamaica
  • Mellisuga minima vielloti: Hispaniola, Gonâve, Tortue, Saona, Catalina and Île-à-Vache
English:
Vervain Hummingbird
Czech:
kolibřík jemný
German:
Zwergelfe
Danish:
Jernurtkolibri
Spanish:
Colibrí Zumbadorcito
Finnish:
hispaniolankolibri
French:
Colibri nain
Icelandic:
Sólbríi
Italian:
Colibrì verbena
Japanese:
kobitohachidori
Japanese:
コビトハチドリ
Dutch:
Dwergkolibrie
Norwegian:
Dvergkolibri
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dvergkolibri
Polish:
koliberek miodowy
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-verbena
Russian:
Карликовая пчёлка
Slovak:
čmeľovec medosavý
Swedish:
fekolibri
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-бджола білогорлий
Chinese:
小吸蜜蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Colibri nain ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Colibri nain ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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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:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Mellisuga minima [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Mellisuga minima [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Mellisuga minima [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Vervain Hummingbird ( Mellisuga minima) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mellisuga minima [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mellisuga minima [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Colibrí nan verdós
Czech: Kolibrík jemný, kolibřík jemný
Danish: Jernurtkolibri
German: Zwergelfe, Zwerg-Elfe
English: Vervain Hummingbird
English (IOC): Vervain Hummingbird
Spanish: Colibrí Zumbadorcito, Zumbador Verbena, Zumbadorcito, Zumbadorcito Menor, Zumbaflor
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Zumbadorcito
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Zumbadorcito
Spanish (HBW): Vervain Hummingbird
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Zumbadorcito Menor
Finnish: Haitinkolibri, hispaniolankolibri
French: Colibri nain
Haitian Creole French: Zwazo mouch
Hungarian: törpekolibri
Icelandic: Sólbríi
Italian: Colibrì di Vervain, Colibrì verbena
Japanese: kobitohachidori
Japanese: コビトハチドリ
Scientific: Mellisuga minima, Mellisuga minima minima, Trochilus minimus
Lithuanian: Nykštukinis kamaninis kolibris
Dutch: Dwergkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dvergkolibri
Norwegian: Dvergkolibri
Polish: koliberek miodowy
Portuguese: Beija-flor-verbena
Russian: Карликовая пчёлка
Slovak: čmeľovec medosavý
Serbian: Patuljasti smaragdni kolibri
Swedish: fekolibri, Fékolibri
Ukrainian: Колібрі-бджола білогорлий
Chinese: 小吸蜜蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 小吸蜜蜂鳥

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