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Short-tailed Woodstar

Myrmia micrura (Gould, 1854)

The Short-tailed Woodstar (Myrmia micrura) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Ecuador and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland where it is the only hummingbird of the woodstar variety. It usually feeds close to the ground and often is attracted to flowers planted around houses. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Myrmia

Scientific:
  Myrmia micrura

Citation:
  (Gould, 1854)

Reference:
  Monogr.Trochil. pt7 pl.2,text

Protonym:
  Calothorax micrurus

Avibase ID:
  B7B7F11C03C99F73

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B7B7F11C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555315

Geographic range:

  • Myrmia micrura: Arid scrub of sw Ecuador and nw Peru
English:
Short-tailed Woodstar
Czech:
kolibřík krátkoocasý
German:
Kurzschwanzelfe
Danish:
Korthalet Skovstjerne
Spanish:
Colibrí Colicorto
Finnish:
lyhytpyrstökolibri
French:
Colibri à queue courte
Italian:
Silvistella codacorta
Japanese:
chibiohachidori
Japanese:
チビオハチドリ
Dutch:
Kortstaartboself
Norwegian:
Stumpstjertkolibri
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Stumpstjertkolibri
Polish:
lilipucik
Russian:
Короткохвостый колибри
Slovak:
čmeľovec krátkochvostý
Swedish:
kortstjärtad skogsjuvel
Ukrainian:
Колібрі куцохвостий
Chinese:
短尾蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Colibri à queue courte ( Myrmia micrura)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Colibri à queue courte ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 1st edition:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 3rd edition:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 4th edition:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements, version 2015:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements, version 2016:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements, version 2017:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Clements, version 2018:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 1.50:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 1.52:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 1.53:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 1.54:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 1.55:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 2015:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 2016:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 2017:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
eBird version 2018:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
James Lee Peters:
Myrmia micrura
James Lee Peters (original):
Myrmia micrura
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Myrmia micrura
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Short-tailed Woodstar ( Myrmia micrura)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myrmia micrura
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myrmia micrura

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colibrí cuacurt
Czech: Kolibrík krátkoocasý, kolibřík krátkoocasý
Danish: Korthalet Skovstjerne
German: Kurzschwanzelfe, Kurzschwanz-Elfe
English: Short tailed Woodstar, Short-tailed Woodstar
English (IOC): Short-tailed Woodstar
Spanish: Colibrí Colicorto, Colibrí Enano
Spanish (Ecuador): Estrellita Colicorta
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Colicorto
Spanish (HBW): Short-tailed Woodstar
Spanish (Peru): Estrellita de Cola Corta
Finnish: Lyhytpyrstökolibri
French: Colibri à queue courte
Hungarian: rövidfarkú erdőcsillag
Italian: Silvistella codacorta, Stella dei boschi codacorta
Japanese: chibiohachidori
Japanese: チビオハチドリ
Scientific: Calothorax micrurus, Myrmia micrura
Lithuanian: Trumpauodegis kolibris
Dutch: Kortstaartboself
Norwegian Nynorsk: Stumpstjertkolibri
Norwegian: Stumpstjertkolibri
Polish: lilipucik
Russian: Короткохвостый колибри
Slovak: čmeľovec krátkochvostý
Swedish: kortstjärtad skogsjuvel, Kortstjärtad skogsstjärna
Ukrainian: Колібрі куцохвостий
Chinese: 短尾蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 短尾蜂鳥

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