Garnet-throated Hummingbird / Lamprolaima rhami

Garnet-throated Hummingbird / Lamprolaima rhami

Garnet-throated Hummingbird

SCI Name:  Lamprolaima rhami
Protonym:  Ornismya Rhami Rev.Zool. 1(1838) p.315
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gathum1
Type Locality:  Mexico.
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Publish Year:  1839
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DEFINITIONS

LAMPROLAIMA
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Garnet-throated Hummingbird L. rhami) Gr. λαμπρος lampros  brilliant, radiant; λαιμος laimos  throat; "* δ. Lamprolaima Rhami (Orn. — LESS. 1838.) RCHB. — Mexico.    —— Henrica (Orn. — LESS. 1839.) RCHB. — Mex. Gnatepec.[sic]" (Reichenbach 1854); "Heliodoxa δ Lamprolaima Reichenbach, Journ. f. Orn., 1, 1854, Beil. zu Extrah., p. 9. Type, by subsequent designation, Ornismya rhami Lesson. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 140.)" (Peters 1945, V, 83).   Var. Lamprolaema.

rhami
Henri-Casimir de Rham (1785-1873) Swiss diplomat in USA, founder (1832) of the Swiss Benevolent Society, New York, businessman, naturalist, collector (Lamprolaima).