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Mexican Violet-ear

Colibri thalassinus (Swainson, WJ 1827)

The Mexican violetear is a medium-sized, metallic green hummingbird species commonly found in forested areas from Mexico to Nicaragua. This species, together with the lesser violetear were previously considered conspecific, and together called the green violetear. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
   Colibri
Scientific:
  Colibri thalassinus


Original description

Citation:
  (Swainson, WJ 1827)

Reference:
   Philosophical Mag. n.s., 1 p.441

Protonym:
  Trochilus thalassinus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15530451


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B9BA20586E39B234

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B9BA2058

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B9BA2058


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 178084

Geographic range:

  • Colibri thalassinus: Open mountain slopes of s Mexico to n-central Nicaragua
English:
Mexican Violet-ear
Catalan:
colibrí verd
Czech:
kolibřík zelený
Danish:
Lille Violetøre
German:
Mexiko-Veilchenohrkolibri
Spanish:
Colibrí Oreja Violeta Mexicano
Spanish (Spain):
Colibrí oreja violeta mexicano
Finnish:
viherorvokkikolibri
French:
Colibri thalassin
Croatian:
ljubičastouhi kolibrić
Hungarian:
zöld füleskolibri
Italian:
Guanciaviola verde
Japanese (romaji):
midorihachidori
Japanese:
ミドリハチドリ
Lithuanian:
žaliasis kolibris
Dutch:
Mexicaanse Violetoorkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Talassinkolibri
Norwegian:
Talassinkolibri
Polish:
uszatek zielony
Portuguese:
beija-flor-marrom-de-orelha-azul
Russian:
Синегрудый фиалкоух
Slovak:
jagavička malachitová
Swedish:
mexikansk öronkolibri
Ukrainian:
колібрі зелений
Chinese:
绿紫耳蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
綠色紫耳蜂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 63rd suppl.):
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mexican Violet-ear ( Colibri thalassinus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Green Violet-ear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Green Violet-ear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Green Violet-ear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Mexican Violet-ear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Mexican Violet-ear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Mexican Violet-ear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Mexican Violet-ear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Mexican Violet-ear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Green Violetear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Green Violetear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Green Violetear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Green Violetear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Green Violetear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Green Violetear (Northern) ( Colibri thalassinus thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
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:
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Mexican Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Colibri thalassinus thalassinus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Colibri [thalassinus or cyanotus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: colibrí verd
Czech: kolibřík zelený
Danish: Lille Violetøre
German: Kleiner Veilchenohrkolibri, Mexiko-Veilchenohrkolibri
English: Green Violetear, Green Violet-ear, Green Violetear (Northern), Green Violet-ear (Northern), Mexican Violetear, Mexican Violet-ear
English, HBW: Green Violet-ear (Mexican)
English (IOC): Mexican Violetear
English (United States): Mexican Violetear
Spanish: Colibrí Oreja Violeta Mexicano, Colibrí Oreja-Violeta Mexicano, Colibrí verdemar
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí oreja violeta mexicano, Colibrí oreja-violeta Mexicano, Colibrí Verde
Spanish (HBW): Green Violetear (Northern)
Spanish (Mexico): Colibrí Orejas Violetas, Colibrí Orejas Violetas (thalassinus), Colibrí Orejas Violetas Mexicano
Finnish: viherorvokkikolibri
French: Colibri thalassin, Colibri thalassin (forme du Nord), Colibri thalassin (Nord)
Croatian: ljubičastouhi kolibrić
Hungarian: zöld füleskolibri
Italian: Guanciaviola verde
Japanese (romaji): midorihachidori, midorihachidori (thalassinus)
Japanese: ミドリハチドリ, ミドリハチドリ (thalassinus)
Scientific: Colibri thalassinus, Colibri thalassinus minor, Colibri thalassinus thalassinus, Petasophora thalassina minor, Trochilus thalassinus
Lithuanian: žaliasis kolibris
Latvian: zaļais kolibri
Dutch: Groene Violetoorkolibrie, Groene Violetoorkolibrie (thalassinus), Mexicaanse Violetoorkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Talassinkolibri
Norwegian: Talassinkolibri
Polish: uszatek zielony
Portuguese: beija-flor-marrom-de-orelha-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): colibri-mexicano
Russian: Крошечный колибри, Синегрудый фиалкоух
Slovak: jagavička malachitová
Swedish: grön öronkolibri, mexikansk öronkolibri
Turkish: Meksika morkulağı
Ukrainian: колібрі зелений
Chinese: 绿紫耳蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 綠色紫耳蜂鳥

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