Flame-rumped sapphire

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Flame-rumped sapphire
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Scientific classification e
(disputed)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Hylocharis
Species: H. pyropygia
Binomial name
Hylocharis pyropygia
Salvin & Godman, 1881

The flame-rumped sapphire (Hylocharis pyropygia) is a doubtfully valid species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family known only from Brazil. Today few authorities accept it as valid, instead believing it represents a hybrid between Chlorostilbon lucidus and Hylocharis cyanus.

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