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Elegant Emerald
Chlorostilbon elegans (Gould, 1860)
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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
Source: Clements checklist

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)
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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Related taxa

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)
Latin: 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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