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Violet-tailed Sylph
Aglaiocercus coelestis (Gould, 1861)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Aglaiocercus

Scientific:
  Aglaiocercus coelestis

Citation:
  (Gould, 1861)

Reference:
  Intr.Trochil. p.102

Protonym:
  Cynanthus coelestis

Avibase ID:
  C1C10CECF87809A9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C1C10CEC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555288

Geographic range:

  • Aglaiocercus coelestis coelestis: Pacific slope of Western Andes of Colombia and n Ecuador
  • Aglaiocercus coelestis aethereus: Andes of sw Ecuador
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Violet-tailed Sylph
Czech:
  sylfa fialovoocasá
German:
  Langschwanzsylphe
Danish:
  Violethalet Sylfide
Spanish:
  Silfo Celeste
Finnish:
  säihkyhännyskolibri
French:
  Sylphe à queue violette
Italian:
  Silfide codaviola
Japanese (romaji):
  murasakifutaohachidori
Japanese:
  ムラサキフタオハチドリ
Dutch:
  Violetstaartnimf
Norwegian:
  Celestsylfe
Polish:
  komecik fioletowosterny
Russian:
  Длиннохвостый сильф
Slovak:
  vrchárik fialovec
Swedish:
  violettstjärtad sylf
Chinese:
  紫长尾蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Sylphe à queue violette ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Sylphe à queue violette ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
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:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
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:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
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:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Aglaiocercus coelestis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Aglaiocercus coelestis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aglaiocercus coelestis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Violet-tailed Sylph ( Aglaiocercus coelestis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aglaiocercus coelestis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aglaiocercus coelestis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Colibrí silf celest
Czech: Kolibrík tatama, sylfa fialovoocasá
Danish: Violethalet Sylfide
German: Himmelssylphe, Landschwanzsylphe, Landschwanz-Sylphe, Langschwanzsylphe
English: Gould's Heavenly Sylph, Heavenly Sylph, Violet tailed Sylph, Violet-tailed Sylph
Spanish: Colibrí Coludo Bayo, Cometa Colivioleta, Silfo Celeste
Spanish (Colombia): Cometa azul, Cometa Colivioleta
Spanish (Spain): Silfo Celeste
Finnish: Säihkyhännyskolibri
French: Colibri céleste, Sylphe à queue violette
Hungarian: kékfarkú fecskekolibri
Italian: Silfide codaviola
Japanese (romaji): murasakifutaohachidori
Japanese: ムラサキフタオハチドリ
Scientific: Aglaiocercus coelestis, Aglaiocercus coelestis coelestis, Cynanthus coelestis
Lithuanian: Violetinis silfas
Dutch: Violetlangstaartnimf, Violetstaartnimf
Norwegian: Celestsylfe
Polish: komecik fioletowosterny
Russian: Длиннохвостый сильф
Slovak: chvostácik fialovec, vrchárik fialovec
Swedish: Violettstjärtad sylf
Ukrainian: Колібрі-сильф довгохвостий
Chinese: 紫长尾蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫長尾蜂鳥

 

         

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