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Lucifer Hummingbird

Calothorax lucifer (Swainson, 1827)

The Lucifer Sheartail or Lucifer Hummingbird (Calothorax lucifer) is a medium-sized, up to 10 cm long, green hummingbird with long decurved bill, small wings and white streak behind eye. The male has an iridescent plumage, forked dark tail, green crown, long magenta gorget and white underparts. The female is larger than male with duller plumage, pale throat and buff below. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Calothorax

Scientific:
  Calothorax lucifer

Citation:
  (Swainson, 1827)

Reference:
  Philos.Mag.n.s. 1 p.442

Protonym:
  Cynanthus Lucifer

Avibase ID:
  AB658C2DA1A42B16

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AB658C2D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178030

Geographic range:

  • Calothorax lucifer: Arid mountains of sw US and n Mexico; winters to s Mexico
English:
Lucifer Hummingbird
Czech:
kolibřík zelenoboký
German:
Luzifersternkolibri
Danish:
Mexicansk Skovjuvel
Spanish:
Colibrí luminoso
Finnish:
paholaiskolibri
French:
Colibri lucifer
Icelandic:
Ljósbríi
Italian:
Colibrì luciferino
Japanese:
akahigehachidori
Japanese:
アカヒゲハチドリ
Dutch:
Luciferkolibrie
Norwegian:
Luciferkolibri
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Luciferkolibri
Polish:
koliberek pustynny
Russian:
Синебородый украшенный колибри
Slovak:
čmeľovec svetličkový
Swedish:
luciferkolibri
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-білозір пустельний
Chinese:
瑰丽蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Trochilus lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Trochilus lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Trochilus lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Trochilus lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Trochilus lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Colibri lucifer ( Calothorax lucifer)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Colibri lucifer ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 1st edition:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 3rd edition:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 4th edition:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements, version 2015:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements, version 2016:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements, version 2017:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Clements, version 2018:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 1.50:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 1.52:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 1.53:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 1.54:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 1.55:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 2015:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 2016:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 2017:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
eBird version 2018:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lucifer Sheartail ( Calothorax lucifer)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
James Lee Peters:
Calothorax lucifer
James Lee Peters (original):
Calothorax lucifer
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Calothorax lucifer
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Lucifer Hummingbird ( Calothorax lucifer)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Calothorax lucifer
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Calothorax lucifer

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colibrí Llucifer
Czech: Kolibrík zelenoboký, kolibřík zelenoboký
Danish: Mexicansk Skovjuvel
German: Luzifer Kolibri, Luziferkolibri, Luzifersternkolibri
English: Lucifer Hummingbird, Lucifer Sheartail
English (IOC): Lucifer Sheartail
Spanish: Colibri Horroroso, Colibrí Lucifer, Colibrí luminoso, Tijereta Norteña
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Luminoso
Spanish (HBW): Lucifer Hummingbird
Spanish (Mexico): colibrí lucifer, Tijereta Norteña
Finnish: Paholaiskolibri
French: Barbe-Bleue, Colibri barbe-bleue, Colibri lucifer
Hungarian: Lucifer-kolibri
Icelandic: Ljósbríi
Italian: Colibrì luciferino, Colibrì lucifero
Japanese: akahigehachidori
Japanese: アカヒゲハチドリ
Scientific: Calothorax lucifer, Cynanthus Lucifer, Trochilus lucifer
Lithuanian: Mėlynbarzdis puošnusis kolibris
Latvian: Lucifera kolibri
Dutch: Luciferkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Luciferkolibri
Norwegian: Luciferkolibri
Polish: koliberek pustynny
Russian: Синебородый украшенный колибри
Slovak: čmeľovec svetličkový
Swedish: Luciferkolibri
Ukrainian: Колібрі-білозір пустельний
Chinese: 瑰丽蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 傲麗蜂鳥

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