Heliomaster

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Starthroats
Heliomaster longirostris - Gould.jpg
Long-billed starthroat
(Heliomaster longirostris)
John Gould lithograph.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Subfamily: Trochilinae
Genus: Heliomaster
Bonaparte, 1850
Species

H. constantii (Delattre, 1843)
H. furcifer (Shaw, 1812)
H. longirostris (Audebert & Vieillot, 1801)
H. squamosus (Temminck, 1823)

Heliomaster is a hummingbird genus in the subfamily Trochilinae. They are commonly known as starthroats due to the males' ornamental plumage.

Species[edit]

The genus contains the following species:[1]

Referencens[edit]

  1. ^ "Heliomaster". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 

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