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White-tailed Emerald

Microchera chionura (Gould, J 1851)

The white-tailed emerald is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is native to the Talamancan montane forests. With a weight under 3 grams, this is one of the smallest birds in existence. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
   Microchera
Scientific:
  Microchera chionura


Original description

Citation:
  (Gould, J 1851)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 18 (1850), no.211 p.162

Protonym:
  Trochilus (Thaumatias?) chionura

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12858872


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  DE53A419F202D05A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-DE53A419

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DE53A419


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555181

Geographic range:

  • Microchera chionura: Pacific slope of s Costa Rica to central Panama
English:
White-tailed Emerald
Catalan:
Colibrí maragda cuablanc
Czech:
kolibřík zelenopláštíkový
Danish:
Hvidhalet Smaragd
German:
Elvirakolibri
Spanish:
Esmeralda de Elvira
Spanish (Spain):
Esmeralda de Elvira
Finnish:
vihertaskukolibri
French:
Colibri elvire
Croatian:
bjelorepa smaragdnica
Hungarian:
fehérfarkú smaragdkolibri
Italian:
Smeraldo codabianca
Japanese (romaji):
ojiroemerarudohachidori
Japanese:
オジロエメラルドハチドリ
Lithuanian:
Baltauodegė elvira
Dutch:
Witstaartsmaragdkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kritthalekolibri
Norwegian:
Kritthalekolibri
Polish:
diamencik zielony
Portuguese:
esmeralda-de-cauda-branca
Russian:
Белохвостая эльвира
Slovak:
kolibrík bielochvostý
Serbian:
Belorepi smaragdni kolibri
Swedish:
vitstjärtad smaragd
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-ельвіра зелений
Chinese:
白尾丽蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
白尾翡翠蜂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 63rd suppl.):
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Colibri elvire ( Elvira chionura)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Colibri elvire ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 1st edition:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements, version 2021:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Clements, version 2022:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Clements 3rd edition:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 4th edition:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements, version 2015:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements, version 2016:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements, version 2017:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements, version 2018:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Clements, version 2019:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 1.50:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 1.52:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 1.53:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 1.54:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 1.55:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 2015:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 2016:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 2017:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 2018:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 2019:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
eBird version 2021:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
eBird version 2022:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Elvira chionura
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Elvira chionura
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Elvira chionura
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-tailed Emerald ( Elvira chionura)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-tailed Emerald ( Microchera chionura)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Elvira chionura
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Elvira chionura

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Colibrí maragda cuablanc
Czech: Kolibrík tichomorský, kolibřík zelenoplaštíkový, kolibřík zelenopláštíkový
Danish: Hvidhalet Smaragd
German: Elvira Kolibri, Elvirakolibri, Grüner Elvirakolibri
English: White tailed Emerald, White-tailed Emerald
English, HBW: White-tailed Emerald
English (IOC): White-tailed Emerald
English (United States): White-tailed Emerald
Spanish: Esmeralda coliblanca, Esmeralda de Cola Blanca, Esmeralda de Elvira, Esmeralda Elvira
Spanish (Costa Rica): Esmeralda coliblanca
Spanish (Spain): Esmeralda de Elvira
Spanish (HBW): White-tailed Emerald
Spanish (Panama): Esmeralda Coliblanca
Finnish: Vihertaskukolibri
French: Colibri elvire, Dryade elvire
Croatian: bjelorepa smaragdnica
Hungarian: fehérfarkú smaragdkolibri
Italian: Colibrì codabianca, Smeraldo codabianca
Japanese (romaji): ojiroemerarudohachidori
Japanese: オジロエメラルドハチドリ
Scientific: Elvira chionura, Microchera chionura, Trochilus (Thaumatias?) chionura
Lithuanian: Baltauodegė elvira
Dutch: Witstaartsmaragdkolibrie, Witstaart-smaragdkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kritthalekolibri
Norwegian: Kritthalekolibri
Polish: diamencik zielony
Portuguese: esmeralda-de-cauda-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): esmeralda-de-cauda-branca
Russian: Белохвостая эльвира
Slovak: kolibrík bielochvostý
Serbian: Belorepi smaragdni kolibri
Swedish: Vitstjärtad smaragd
Turkish: Ak kuyruklu zümrüt
Ukrainian: Колібрі-ельвіра зелений
Chinese: 白尾丽蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白尾翡翠蜂鳥

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