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Blue-tailed Emerald

Chlorostilbon mellisugus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Blue-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon mellisugus) is a hummingbird found in tropical and subtropical South America east of the Andes from Colombia east to the Guianas and Trinidad, and south to northern Bolivia and central Brazil. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Chlorostilbon

Scientific:
  Chlorostilbon mellisugus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.121

Protonym:
  Trochilus mellisugus

Avibase ID:
  EFE80E7B84CB16D2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EFE80E7B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555110

Geographic range:

  • Chlorostilbon mellisugus mellisugus: Suriname, French Guiana and lower Amazonian Brazil
  • Chlorostilbon mellisugus [phoeopygus or napensis]: Upper Amazon and tributaries from Colombia to Bolivia
  • Chlorostilbon mellisugus caribaeus: NE Venezuela, Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire, Trinidad, Margarita I.
  • Chlorostilbon mellisugus duidae: Tepuis of s Venezuela (Mt. Duida)
  • Chlorostilbon mellisugus subfurcatus: S Venezuela to Guyana and nw Brazil (Rio Branco region)
  • Chlorostilbon mellisugus peruanus: E Peru and e Bolivia
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English:
Blue-tailed Emerald
Czech:
kolibřík modroocasý
German:
Blauschwanz-Smaragdkolibri
Danish:
Blåhalet Smaragd
Spanish:
Esmeralda coliazul
Finnish:
mesismaragdikolibri
French:
Émeraude orvert
Italian:
Smeraldo codablu
Japanese:
aiohimeemerarudohachidori
Japanese:
アイオヒメエメラルドハチドリ
Dutch:
Blauwstaartsmaragdkolibrie
Norwegian:
Blåhalesmaragd
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåhalesmaragd
Polish:
zlocik szmaragdowy
Portuguese:
Esmeralda-de-cauda-azul
Portuguese (Brazil):
esmeralda-de-cauda-azul
Russian:
Синехвостый изумрудный колибри
Slovak:
smaragdovec medosavý
Swedish:
blåstjärtad smaragd
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-смарагд синьохвостий
Chinese:
蓝尾翠蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Émeraude orvert ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Chlorostilbon prasinus
James Lee Peters (original):
Chlorostilbon prasinus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Chlorostilbon prasinus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Blue-tailed Emerald ( Chlorostilbon mellisugus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chlorostilbon mellisugus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chlorostilbon mellisugus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chlorostilbon [mellisugus, gibsoni or melanorhynchus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colibrí maragda cuablau
Carib: Tukusi-takeneiye
Czech: Kolibrík modroocasý, kolibřík modroocasý
Danish: Blåhalet Smaragd
German: Blauschwanz-Smaragdkolibri, Smaragdkolibri, Smaragd-Kolibri
English: Blue tailed Emerald, Blue-tailed Emerald, Carib Emerald
English (IOC): Blue-tailed Emerald
Spanish: Esmeralda Coliazul, Esmeralda de Cola Azul
Spanish (Colombia): Esmeralda Coliazul
Spanish (Ecuador): Esmeralda Coliazul
Spanish (Spain): Esmeralda Coliazul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-tailed Emerald
Spanish (Peru): Esmeralda de Cola Azul
Spanish (Venezuela): Esmeralda Coliazul
Finnish: Mesismaragdikolibri
French: Émeraude orvert
Hungarian: kékfarkú smaragdkolibri
Italian: Colibrì smeraldo codablu, Smeraldo codablu
Japanese: aiohimeemerarudohachidori
Japanese: アイオヒメエメラルドハチドリ, パナマヒメエメラルドハチドリ
Scientific: Chlorostilbon mellisugus, Chlorostilbon mellisugus mellisugus, Chlorostilbon prasinus, Trochilus mellisugus
Lithuanian: Mėlynuodegis smaragdinis kolibris
Dutch: Blauwstaartsmaragdkolibrie, Blauwstaart-smaragdkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåhalesmaragd
Norwegian: Blåhalesmaragd
Polish: zlocik szmaragdowy, Złocik szmaragdowy
Portuguese: Esmeralda-de-cauda-azul
Portuguese (Brazil): esmeralda-de-cauda-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): Esmeralda-de-cauda-azul
Russian: Синехвостый изумрудный колибри
Slovak: smaragdovec medosavý
Serbian: Plavorepi smaragdni kolibri
Sranan: Korke, Kownubri
Swedish: Blåstjärtad smaragd
Ukrainian: Колібрі-смарагд синьохвостий
Chinese: 蓝尾翠蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 藍尾翠蜂鳥

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