Blue-throated Mountain-gem / Lampornis clemenciae

Blue-throated Mountain-gem / Lampornis clemenciae

Blue-throated Mountain-gem

SCI Name:  Lampornis clemenciae
Protonym:  Ornismya Clemenciae Hist.Nat.Ois.-Mouches[Lesson] p.xlv 1830 p.216 pl.80
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  buthum
Type Locality:  Mexico.
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Publish Year:  1830
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

LAMPORNIS
(Trochilidae; Amethyst-throated Hummingbird L. amethystinus) Gr. λαμπη lampē  torch, light; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "G. LAMPORNIS.  Swainson in Zool. Journ. No. 10.   100. Lampornis amethystinus. Sw.   Green; chin and upper part of the throat amethystine; ears black, margined above with white; tail black.  Female?  Tableland.  Temiscaltipec.  Real del Monte." (Swainson 1827 (June)); "Lampornis Swainson, Philos. Mag. (n.s.), 1, June, 1827, p. 442.  Type, by monotypy, Lampornis amethystinus Swainson." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 80). 
Synon. Chariessa, Coeligena, Cyanolaemus, Delattria, Himelia, Leuconympha, Oreopyra, Prodosia.
• (Trochilidae; syn. Anthracothorax Jamaican Mango A. mango) "LAMPORNIS.  Rostrum sub-arcuatum. Cauda brevis, æqualis.  Types. 1. T. mango, L.  2. pella, L.  3. niger. Sw., Zool. Ill.   Bill arched.  Tail short, even." (Swainson 1827); "Lampornis Swainson, 1827 (Dec.), Zoological Journal, III, p. 358.  Type, by subsequent designation (G. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, p. 13), L. mango (L.) Swains., i.e. Trochilus mango Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2020).
• (Trochilidae; syn. Florisuga † White-necked Jacobin F. mellivora) "LES LAMPORNIS.  Lampornis, Swains.  ...  ESP. 20.  OISEAU-MOUCHE JACOBINE.  Ornismya mellivora, N. pl. XXI (mâle), et XXII (femelle)." (Lesson 1829) (twenty-seven further 'espèces' are listed); "Lampornis Lesson, 1829, Hist. Nat. Oiseaux-Mouches, p. xxiij.  Type, by subsequent designation (Elliot, 1879, Smithsonian Contrib. Knowledge, 317, Classif. Synop. Trochilidae, p. 47), Florisuga mellivora, i.e. Trochilus mellivorus Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2020).
• (Trochilidae; syn. Topaza † Crimson Topaz T. pella) Reichenbach's 1850, plate XXXIX, labelled Trochilinae: Avocettulinae.Polytminae, includes the distinctive features and head-pattern of the Crimson Topaz; "Lampornis Reichenbach, 1850, Avium Systema Naturale, pl. XXXIX (no specific names given).  Type, by subsequent designation (G. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds Brit. Mus., p. 21), Trochilus pella Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2020).

clemenciae
Marie-Clémence Lesson née Dumont de Sainte-Croix (1800-1834) French botanical illustrator, second wife of naturalist René Lesson (syn. Campylopterus cuvieriiLampornis, ?syn. Mino anais (see Anais)).

SUBSPECIES

Blue-throated Mountain-gem (bessophilus)
SCI Name: Lampornis clemenciae bessophilus
bessophilus
Gr. βησσα bēssa  wooded glen; φιλος philos  loving  < φιλεω phileō  to love  < φιλος philos  lover.

Blue-throated Mountain-gem (clemenciae)
SCI Name: Lampornis clemenciae clemenciae
clemenciae
Marie-Clémence Lesson née Dumont de Sainte-Croix (1800-1834) French botanical illustrator, second wife of naturalist René Lesson (syn. Campylopterus cuvieriiLampornis, ?syn. Mino anais (see Anais)).