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Merida Sunangel

Heliangelus spencei (Bourcier, J 1847)

The Mérida sunangel is a is a species of hummingbird in the "brilliants", tribe Lesbiini of subfamily Lesbiinae. It is endemic to Venezuela. Source: Wikipedia

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


Original description

Citation:
  (Bourcier, J 1847)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 15, no.171 p.46

Protonym:
  Trochilus Spencei

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862830


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DA50B42A47F899DE

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DA50B42A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DA50B42A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 693813

Geographic range:

  • Heliangelus spencei: Andes of nw Venezuela (Mérida)
English:
Merida Sunangel
Catalan:
Colibrí àngel de Mérida
Czech:
kolibrík meridský
Danish:
Méridasolalf
German:
Méridasonnennymphe
Spanish:
Colibrí de Mérida
Finnish:
méridanenkelikolibri
French:
Héliange du Mérida
Croatian:
srebrnastočeli kolibrić
Hungarian:
meridai napfénykolibri
Italian:
Angelo del sole di Merida
Japanese (romaji):
shiroeritenshihachidori
Japanese:
シロエリテンシハチドリ
Dutch:
Méridazonnekolibrie
Norwegian:
Meridasolengel
Polish:
lordzik różowogardły
Portuguese:
helianjo-de-mérida
Russian:
Нимфа-диотима
Slovak:
nymfárik venezuelský
Swedish:
méridasolängel
Ukrainian:
колібрі-німфа меридський
Chinese:
梅里达领蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
梅里達領蜂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Héliange de Mérida ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Merida) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Merida) ( Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Heliangelus clarisse spencei [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Merida Sunangel ( Heliangelus spencei) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Heliangelus [amethysticollis, clarisse or spencei] (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 Mérida
Czech: Kolibrík meridský
Danish: Méridasolalf
German: Amethystsonnennymphe (spencei), Diotima, M ridasonnennymphe, Mérida Sonnennymphe, Méridasonnennymphe, Mérida-Sonnennymphe
English: Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Merida), Merida Sunangel
English, HBW: Merida Sunangel
English (IOC): Merida Sunangel
English (United States): Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Merida)
Spanish: Angel del Sol de Cuello Blanco, Angel del sol de Mérida, Colibrí de Mérida, Colibrí Gorjiamatista (de Mérida)
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí gorjiamatista (de Mérida)
Spanish (Peru): Angel-del-Sol de Garganta Amatista (spencei)
Spanish (Venezuela): Angel del sol de Mérida
Estonian: mérida päikesekoolibri
Finnish: ametistienkelikolibri, meridanenkelikolibri, méridanenkelikolibri, Venezuelanenkelikolibri
French: Héliange de Clarisse (de Mérida), Héliange de Mérida, Héliange du Mérida
Croatian: srebrnastočeli kolibrić
Hungarian: meridai napfénykolibri
Italian: Angelo del sole di Merida, Eliangelo del Merida
Japanese (romaji): shiroeritenshihachidori
Japanese: アメシストテンシハチドリ(spencei), シロエリテンシハチドリ
Scientific: Heliangelus amethysticollis spencei, Heliangelus clarissae spencei, Heliangelus clarisse spencei, Heliangelus spencei, Trochilus Spencei
Dutch: Meridazonnekolibrie, Merida-zonnekolibrie, Méridazonnekolibrie
Norwegian: amestystsolengel (spencei), Meridasolengel
Polish: lordzik purpurowogardły (spencei), lordzik rózowogardly, lordzik różowogardły
Portuguese: helianjo-de-mérida
Portuguese (Portugal): colibri-anjo-ametista (spencei)
Russian: Аметистовогорлый феб (spencei), Нимфа-диотима
Slovak: nymfárik venezuelský, nymfárik venezuelský (skup.)
Serbian: Sunčev anđeo ametistnog grla (spencer)
Swedish: ametiststrupig solängel (spencei), méridasolängel
Turkish: Ametist günmeleği (spencei)
Ukrainian: колібрі-німфа меридський
Chinese: 梅里达领蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 梅里達領蜂鳥

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