Basilinna (bird)

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Basilinna
Hylocharis leucotis Arizona.jpg
White-eared hummingbird, Basilinna leucotis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Trochiliformes
Family: Trochilidae
Subfamily: Trochilinae
Genus: Basilinna
F. Boie, 1831
species

B. leucotis
B. xantusii

Basilinna is a genus of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It contains only two species:

It was recently split from Hylocharis.[citation needed]