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Amethyst-throated Sunangel

Heliangelus amethysticollis (d'Orbigny, ACVMD; de Lafresnaye, NFAA 1838)

The amethyst-throated sunangel is a species of hummingbird in the "brilliants", tribe Lesbiini of subfamily Lesbiinae. It is found in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
   Heliangelus
Scientific:
  Heliangelus amethysticollis


Original description

Citation:
  (d'Orbigny, ACVMD; de Lafresnaye, NFAA 1838)

Reference:
   Mag. Zool. Paris 8 cl.2 p.31

Protonym:
  Ornismya amethysticollis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37129019


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D9EBF49B3C428692

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D9EBF49B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D9EBF49B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555243

Geographic range:

  • Heliangelus amethysticollis amethysticollis: Andes of southern Peru (eastern Cusco to Puno) and of northwestern Bolivia (La Paz to Cochabamba)
  • Heliangelus amethysticollis laticlavius: Andes of s Ecuador and n Peru
  • Heliangelus amethysticollis decolor: east slope of Andes of central Peru (from Amazonas south of the Marañón River to Junín)
  • Heliangelus amethysticollis apurimacensis: south central Peru (Apurímac Valley and upper Urubamba Valley, Ayacucho and Cusco)
English:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel
Catalan:
Colibrí àngel de gola ametista
Czech:
kolibřík bolivijský
Danish:
Ametyststrubet Solalf
German:
Amethystsonnennymphe
Spanish:
Colibrí gorjiamatista
Finnish:
ametistienkelikolibri
French:
Héliange à gorge améthyste
Croatian:
ametistnogrli kolibrić
Hungarian:
ametiszttorkú napfénykolibri
Italian:
Eliangelo golametista
Japanese (romaji):
shiroeritenshihachidori
Japanese:
アメシストテンシハチドリ
Lithuanian:
Violetagurklė nimfa
Dutch:
Amethistzonnekolibrie
Norwegian:
Amestystsolengel
Polish:
lordzik purpurowogardły
Portuguese:
helianjo-de garganta-ametista
Russian:
Солнечная нимфа
Slovak:
nymfárik bieloprsý
Serbian:
Sunčev anđeo ametistnog grla
Swedish:
ametiststrupig solängel
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-німфа аметистовий
Chinese:
辉喉领蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
紫晶喉領蜂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Heliangelus amethysticollis [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Heliangelus amethysticollis [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Heliangelus amethysticollis [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel ( Heliangelus amethysticollis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Heliangelus [amethysticollis or clarisse] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Colibrí àngel de gola ametista
Czech: kolibřík bolivijský
Danish: Ametyststrubet Solalf
German: Amethystsonnennymphe, Amethystsonnennymphe [amethysticollis-Gruppe]
English: Amethyst-throated Sunangel, Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated)
English, HBW: Amethyst-throated Sunangel
English (IOC): Amethyst-throated Sunangel
English (United States): Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated)
Spanish: Ángel Gorgiamatista , Colibrí Gorgiamatista, Colibrí gorjiamatista, Colibrí Gorjiamatista (grupo amethysticollis)
Spanish (Colombia): Ángel Gorgiamatista
Spanish (Ecuador): Solángel Gorgiamatista [Grupo amethysticollis]
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Gorjiamatista, Colibrí gorjiamatista (grupo amethysticollis), Colibrí Gorjiamatista [amethysticollis Group]
Spanish (HBW): Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Amethyst-throated)
Spanish (Peru): Angel-del-Sol de Garganta Amatista, Angel-del-Sol de Garganta Amatista [grupo amethysticollis]
Spanish (Venezuela): Angel del Sol Garganta Amatista
Finnish: Ametistienkelikolibri
French: Héliange à gorge améthyste, Héliange à gorge améthyste [amethysticollis], Héliange de Clarisse, Héliange de Clarisse (à gorge améthyste)
Croatian: ametistnogrli kolibrić
Hungarian: ametiszttorkú napfénykolibri
Italian: Angelo del sole di Merida, Eliangelo golametista
Japanese (romaji): ameshisutotenshihachidori (amethysticollis guru-pu), shiroeritenshihachidori
Japanese: アメシストテンシハチドリ, アメシストテンシハチドリ (amethysticollis グループ), アメシストテンシハチドリ(amethysticollis グループ), シロエリテンシハチドリ
Scientific: Heliangelus amethysticollis, Heliangelus amethysticollis [amethysticollis Group], Heliangelus amethysticollis amethysticollis, Ornismya amethysticollis
Lithuanian: Violetagurklė nimfa
Dutch: Amethistzonnekolibrie, Amethistzonnekolibrie (amethysticollis groep), Merida-zonnekolibrie
Norwegian: Amestystsolengel, amestystsolengel (amethysticollis gr.), Ametystsolengel
Polish: lordzik purpurowogardly, lordzik purpurowogardły, lordzik purpurowogardły [gr. amethysticollis]
Portuguese: helianjo-de garganta-ametista
Portuguese (Portugal): colibri-anjo-ametista [grupo amethysticollis]
Russian: Аметистовогорлый феб [группа amethysticollis], Солнечная нимфа
Slovak: nymfárik bieloprsý, nymfárik bieloprsý (skup.)
Serbian: Sunčev anđeo ametistnog grla, Sunčev anđeo ametistnog grla [amethysticollis grupa]
Swedish: Ametistsolängel, ametiststrupig solängel, ametiststrupig solängel [amethysticollis Group], ametiststrupig solängel [gruppen amethysticollis]
Turkish: Ametist Günmeleği, Ametist günmeleği [amethysticollis grubu]
Ukrainian: Колібрі-німфа аметистовий
Chinese: 辉喉领蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫晶喉領蜂鳥

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