Indigo flowerpiercer

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Indigo flowerpiercer
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Diglossa
Species: D. indigotica
Binomial name
Diglossa indigotica
(Sclater, 1856)

Diglossopis indigotica

The indigo flowerpiercer (Diglossa indigotica) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in humid forest on the lower west Andean slopes in northern Ecuador and Colombia.


  • Mauck, & Burns (2009). Phylogeny, biogeography, and recurrent evolution of divergent bill types in the nectar-stealing flowerpiercers (Thraupini: Diglossa and Diglossopis). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 98 (1): 14-28.