Metallura

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Metallura
Tyrian Metaltail (Metallura tyrianthina).jpg
Metallura tyrianthina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Metallura
Gould, 1847

Metallura is a genus of hummingbird, containing nine species distributed along the Andes:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaime García-Moreno, Peter Arctander and Jon Fjeldså (1999). "Strong diversification at the treeline among Metallura hummingbirds" (PDF). The Auk. 116 (3): 702–711. JSTOR 4089331.