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Violet-capped Woodnymph

Thalurania glaucopis (Gmelin, JF 1788)

The violet-capped woodnymph is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in forest, dense woodland, gardens and parks in south-eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, Uruguay, and far north-eastern Argentina. It is widespread and generally common, and therefore considered to be of Least Concern by BirdLife International. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
   Thalurania
Scientific:
  Thalurania glaucopis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1788)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Trochilus glaucopis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2897097


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F83FDFF6B10C8F13

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F83FDFF6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F83FDFF6


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555126

Geographic range:

  • Thalurania glaucopis: SE Brazil to e Paraguay and ne Argentina
English:
Violet-capped Woodnymph
Catalan:
Colibrí nimfa de casquet
Czech:
kolibřík fialovotemenný
Danish:
Violetkronet Skovnymfe
German:
Blaukronennymphe
Spanish:
Zafiro Capirotado
Spanish (Spain):
Zafiro Capirotado
Finnish:
sinineitokolibri
French:
Dryade glaucope
Croatian:
ljubičastočeli kolibrić
Hungarian:
ibolyásfejű erdeinimfa
Italian:
Driade capoviola
Japanese (romaji):
sumireboushihachidori
Japanese:
スミレボウシハチドリ
Lithuanian:
Violetgalvė miškinė nimfa
Dutch:
Violetkapbosnimf
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fiolettkronedryade
Norwegian:
Fiolettkronedryade
Polish:
widłogonek fioletowoczelny
Portuguese:
beija-flor-de-fronte-violeta
Portuguese (Brazil):
beija-flor-de-fronte-violeta
Russian:
Синеголовая талурания
Slovak:
dryáda čiapočkatá
Serbian:
Šumska nimfa ljubičaste glave
Swedish:
violettkronad skogsnymf
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-лісовичок синьоголовий
Chinese:
紫顶妍蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
紫頂妍蜂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Dryade glaucope ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Dryade glaucope ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 1st edition:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements, version 2021:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 3rd edition:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 4th edition:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements, version 2015:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements, version 2016:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements, version 2017:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements, version 2018:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Clements, version 2019:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 1.50:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 1.52:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 1.53:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 1.54:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 1.55:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 2015:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 2016:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 2017:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 2018:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 2019:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
eBird version 2021:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Thalurania glaucopis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Thalurania glaucopis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Thalurania glaucopis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Violet-capped Woodnymph ( Thalurania glaucopis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalurania glaucopis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalurania glaucopis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Colibrí nimfa de casquet
Czech: kolibřík fialovotemenný, Kolibrík mnohobarvý
Danish: Violetkronet Skovnymfe
German: Blaukronennymphe, Veilchenkopfnymphe, Veilchenkopf-Nymphe
English: Violet capped Woodnymph, Violet-capped Woodnymph
English, HBW: Violet-capped Woodnymph
English (IOC): Violet-capped Woodnymph
English (United States): Violet-capped Woodnymph
Spanish: Colibrí Hada de Coronilla Azul, Picaflor Corona Violacea, Picaflor corona violácea, Picaflor Frente Violacea, Picaflor verde de frente azul, Zafiro Capirotado
Spanish (Argentine): Picaflor corona violácea
Spanish (Spain): Zafiro Capirotado
Spanish (HBW): Violet-capped Woodnymph
Spanish (Paraguay): Picaflor corona violácea
Spanish (Uruguay): Picaflor Corona Violacea, Picaflor Corona Violácea, Picaflor Frente Violacea
Finnish: Sinineitokolibri
French: Dryade glaucope, Nymphe des bois du Brésil
Guarani: Mainumby
Croatian: ljubičastočeli kolibrić
Hungarian: ibolyásfejű erdeinimfa
Italian: Driade capoviola, Ninfa dei boschi corona violetta
Japanese (romaji): sumireboushihachidori
Japanese: スミレボウシハチドリ
Scientific: Rhamphomicron Melchtalianur, Thalurania glaucopis, Trochilus glaucopis
Lithuanian: Violetgalvė miškinė nimfa
Dutch: Violetkapbosnimf
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fiolettkronedryade
Norwegian: Fiolettkronedryade
Polish: widlogonek fioletowoczelny, widłogonek fioletowoczelny
Portuguese: beija-flor-de-fronte-violeta, Tesoura-de-fronte-violeta
Portuguese (Brazil): Beija-flor-de-fronte-violeta, tesoura-de-fronte-violeta
Portuguese (Portugal): Beija-flor-de-testa-violeta, colibri-de-testa-violeta
Russian: лиловоголовая талурания, Синеголовая талурания, Фиалкошапочная лесная нимфа
Slovak: dryáda čiapočkatá, Kolibrík fialkovotemenný
Serbian: Šumska nimfa ljubičaste glave
Swedish: Violettkronad skogsnymf
Turkish: Mor alınlı ormanperisi
Ukrainian: Колібрі-лісовичок синьоголовий
Chinese: 紫顶妍蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫頂妍蜂鳥

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