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Elegant Emerald

Chlorostilbon elegans (Gould, 1860)

The Gould's Emerald (Chlorostilbon elegans) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It was described based on a single specimen of unknown origin, but Jamaica or the Bahamas are likely. Except for the type specimen, there are no records, and it is presumed extinct. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Chlorostilbon

Scientific:
  Chlorostilbon elegans

Citation:
  (Gould, 1860)

Reference:
  PZS Pt(28)2 p.307

Protonym:
  

Avibase ID:
  A6DC3EA47DA1925B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A6DC3EA4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 693156


EXTINCT

Geographic range:

  • Chlorostilbon elegans: Formerly the Caribbean; extinct. Distribution unknown, possibly occurred on Jamaica or in the Bahamas. Known from a single specimen from 1860
English:
Elegant Emerald
Czech:
kolibřík tringský
German:
Gouldsmaragdkolibri
Danish:
Caribersmaragd
Spanish:
Esmeralda de Gould
Finnish:
karibiansmaragdikolibri
French:
Émeraude de Gould
Italian:
Smeraldo di Gould
Japanese:
bahamahimeemerarudohachidori (elegans)
Japanese:
バハマヒメエメラルドハチドリ (elegans)
Dutch:
Goulds Smaragdkolibrie
Polish:
złocik karaibski
Portuguese:
Esmeralda-de-gould
Russian:
Изумрудный колибри Гоулда
Slovak:
smaragdovec úhľadný
Swedish:
gouldsmaragd
Chinese:
古尔德翠蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Elegant Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Elegant Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Elegant Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Elegant Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Elegant Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Elegant Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Elegant Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Émeraude de Gould ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Chlorostilbon bracei elegans [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Chlorostilbon bracei elegans [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Brace's Emerald (Caribbean) ( Chlorostilbon bracei elegans)
eBird version 2018:
Brace's Emerald (Caribbean) ( Chlorostilbon bracei elegans)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Caribbean Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Gould's Emerald ( Chlorostilbon elegans) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chlorostilbon elegans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chlorostilbon elegans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chlorostilbon [bracei or elegans] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colibrí maragda de Gould
Czech: kolibřík tringský
Danish: Caribersmaragd
German: Gouldsmaragdkolibri
English: Brace's Emerald (Caribbean), Caribbean Emerald, Elegant Emerald, Gould's emerald
English (IOC): Gould's Emerald
Spanish: Esmeralda de Gould
Spanish (Spain): Esmeralda de Brace (elegans)
Finnish: karibiansmaragdikolibri
French: Émeraude de Gould, Émeraude de New Providence (elegans)
Italian: Smeraldo di Gould
Japanese: bahamahimeemerarudohachidori (elegans)
Japanese: バハマヒメエメラルドハチドリ (elegans)
Scientific: Chlorostilbon bracei elegans, Chlorostilbon elegans
Lithuanian: Guldo smaragdinis kolibris
Dutch: Goulds Smaragdkolibrie
Norwegian: bahamassmaragd (elegans)
Polish: złocik karaibski
Portuguese: Esmeralda-de-gould
Russian: Изумрудный колибри Гоулда
Slovak: smaragdovec úhľadný
Swedish: Goulds smaragd, gouldsmaragd
Chinese: 古尔德翠蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 古德氏翠蜂鳥

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