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Violet-tailed Sylph

Aglaiocercus coelestis (Gould, 1861)

The Violet-tailed Sylph (Aglaiocercus coelestis) is a species of hummingbird. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. This Sylph lives in areas from 300–2,100 metres (980–6,900 ft) in elevation, though typically above 900 metres (3,000 ft) on the west slope of the Andes. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Aglaiocercus

Scientific:
  Aglaiocercus coelestis

Citation:
  (Gould, 1861)

Reference:
  Intr.Trochil. p.102

Protonym:
  Cynanthus coelestis

Avibase ID:
  C1C10CECF87809A9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C1C10CEC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555288

Geographic range:

  • Aglaiocercus coelestis coelestis: Pacific slope of Western Andes of Colombia and n Ecuador
  • Aglaiocercus coelestis aethereus: Andes of sw Ecuador
English:
Violet-tailed Sylph
Czech:
sylfa fialovoocasá
German:
Langschwanzsylphe
Danish:
Violethalet Sylfide
Spanish:
Silfo Celeste
Finnish:
säihkyhännyskolibri
French:
Sylphe à queue violette
Italian:
Silfide codaviola
Japanese:
murasakifutaohachidori
Japanese:
ムラサキフタオハチドリ
Dutch:
Violetstaartnimf
Norwegian:
Celestsylfe
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Celestsylfe
Polish:
komecik fioletowosterny
Russian:
Длиннохвостый сильф
Slovak:
vrchárik fialovec
Swedish:
violettstjärtad sylf
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-сильф довгохвостий
Chinese:
紫长尾蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colibrí silf celest
Czech: Kolibrík tatama, sylfa fialovoocasá
Danish: Violethalet Sylfide
German: Himmelssylphe, Landschwanzsylphe, Landschwanz-Sylphe, Langschwanzsylphe
English: Gould's Heavenly Sylph, Heavenly Sylph, Violet tailed Sylph, Violet-tailed Sylph
English (IOC): Violet-tailed Sylph
Spanish: Colibrí Coludo Bayo, Cometa Colivioleta, Silfo Celeste
Spanish (Colombia): Cometa azul, Cometa Colivioleta
Spanish (Ecuador): Silfo Colivioleta
Spanish (Spain): Silfo Celeste
Spanish (HBW): Violet-tailed Sylph
Finnish: Säihkyhännyskolibri
French: Colibri céleste, Sylphe à queue violette
Hungarian: kékfarkú fecskekolibri
Italian: Silfide codaviola
Japanese: murasakifutaohachidori
Japanese: ムラサキフタオハチドリ
Scientific: Aglaiocercus coelestis, Aglaiocercus coelestis coelestis, Cynanthus coelestis
Lithuanian: Violetinis silfas
Dutch: Violetlangstaartnimf, Violetstaartnimf
Norwegian Nynorsk: Celestsylfe
Norwegian: Celestsylfe
Polish: komecik fioletowosterny
Russian: Длиннохвостый сильф
Slovak: chvostácik fialovec, vrchárik fialovec
Serbian: Silfa kolibri ljubičastog repa
Swedish: Violettstjärtad sylf
Ukrainian: Колібрі-сильф довгохвостий
Chinese: 紫长尾蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫長尾蜂鳥

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