Eugenes

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Eugenes
MagnificentHummingbird.jpg
male Rivoli's hummingbird (Eugenes fulgens)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Subfamily: Trochilinae
Genus: Eugenes
Gould, 1856
Species

2, see text

Eugenes is usually considered a monotypic genus with its sole member the magnificent hummingbird (E. fulgens). Some taxonomic authorities split the species into two: