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Fork-tailed Woodnymph

Thalurania furcata (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The Fork-tailed Woodnymph (Thalurania furcata) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Thalurania

Scientific:
  Thalurania furcata

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.486

Protonym:
  Trochilus furcatus

Avibase ID:
  EB8F11B5962D476F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EB8F11B5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555124

Geographic range:

  • Thalurania furcata furcata: Extreme e Venezuela, Guianas and ne Brazil n of the Amazon
  • Thalurania furcata refulgens: NE Venezuela (Paría Peninsula and Sierra de Cumaná)
  • Thalurania furcata fissilis: E Venezuela, adjacent extreme w Guyana and ne Brazil
  • Thalurania furcata nigrofasciata: SE Colombia to extreme s Venezuela and nw Brazil
  • Thalurania furcata viridipectus: E slope of Andes and lowlands of e Colombia to ne Peru
  • Thalurania furcata jelskii: Tropical e Peru and adjacent Brazil
  • Thalurania furcata simoni: Amazonia s of the Amazon in extreme e Peru and w Brazil
  • Thalurania furcata balzani: N-central Brazil south of the Amazon
  • Thalurania furcata furcatoides: Lower Amazon region of e Brazil south of the Amazon
  • Thalurania furcata boliviana: Andean foothills and adj. lowlands of se Peru and ne Bolivia
  • Thalurania furcata baeri: NE and central Brazil to se Bolivia and n Argentina
  • Thalurania furcata [eriphile or rupicola]: SE Brazil, adjacent Paraguay and ne Argentina (Misiones)
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English:
Fork-tailed Woodnymph
Czech:
kolibřík nymfový
German:
Schwalbennymphe
Danish:
Kløfthalet Skovnymfe
Spanish:
Zafiro Golondrina
Finnish:
törmäneitokolibri
French:
Dryade à queue fourchue
Italian:
Driade codaforcuta
Japanese:
enbimorihachidori
Japanese:
エンビモリハチドリ
Dutch:
Vorkstaartbosnimf
Norwegian:
Gaffeldryade
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gaffeldryade
Polish:
widlogonek zielonogardly
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-de-barriga-violeta
Portuguese (Brazil):
Beija-flor-tesoura-verde
Russian:
Ласточковая талурания
Slovak:
dryáda vidlochvostá
Swedish:
svalstjärtad skogsnymf
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-лісовичок буроголовий
Chinese:
叉尾妍蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Dryade à queue fourchue ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Dryade à queue fourchue ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [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:
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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:
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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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):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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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 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Common Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [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):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Fork-tailed Woodnymph ( Thalurania furcata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalurania furcata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalurania furcata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Thalurania [furcata or colombica] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colibrí nimfa cuaforcat
Carib: Tukusi
Czech: Kolibrík cernopásý, kolibřík nymfový
Danish: Kløfthalet Skovnymfe
German: Schwalbennymphe, Schwalben-Nymphe
Aukan: Tambou-ouman
English: Common Woodnymph, Crowned Woodnymph, Fork tailed Woodnymph, Fork-tailed Woodnymph
English (IOC): Fork-tailed Woodnymph
Spanish: Colibrí Hada de Alas Azules, Ninfa Morada, Picaflor zafiro, Picaflor záfiro, Zafiro Golondrina
Spanish (Argentine): Picaflor zafiro, Picaflor záfiro
Spanish (Bolivia): Picaflor záfiro
Spanish (Colombia): Ninfa Morada
Spanish (Ecuador): Ninfa Tijereta
Spanish (Spain): Zafiro Golondrina
Spanish (HBW): Fork-tailed Woodnymph
Spanish (Mexico): ninfa mexicana
Spanish (Peru): Ninfa de Cola Ahorquillada
Spanish (Paraguay): Picaflor zafiro
Spanish (Venezuela): Tucusito Moradito
Finnish: Törmäneitokolibri
French: Dryade à queue fourchue, Nymphe des bois de Tschudi
Guianese Creole French: Koulibri, Zozo-mouch
Guarani: Mainumby, Mainumbý
Hungarian: villásfarkú erdeinimfa
Italian: Driade codaforcuta, Ninfa dei boschi codaforcuta
Japanese: embimorihachidori, enbimorihachidori
Japanese: エッビモリハチドリ, エンビモリハチドリ
Scientific: Thalurania furcata, Thalurania furcata furcata, Trochilus furcatus
Lithuanian: Skeltauodegė miškinė nimfa
Dutch: Vorkstaartbosnimf
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gaffeldryade
Norwegian: Gaffeldryade
Polish: widlogonek zielonogardly, widłogonek zielonogardły
Portuguese: Beija-flor-de-barriga-violeta, beija-flor-tesoura-verde
Portuguese (Brazil): beija-flor-de-barriga-violeta, Beija-flor-tesoura-verde
Portuguese (Portugal): Beija-flor-tesoura-verde
Russian: Ласточковая талурания
Slovak: dryáda vidlochvostá
Serbian: Račvorepa šumska nimfa
Sranan: Korke, Kownubri
Swedish: Svalstjärtad skogsnymf
Ukrainian: Колібрі-лісовичок буроголовий
Wayana: Tukui
Chinese: 叉尾妍蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 叉尾妍蜂鳥

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