Mexican Sheartail / Doricha eliza

Mexican Sheartail / Doricha eliza

Mexican Sheartail

SCI Name:  Doricha eliza
Protonym:  Trochilus eliza Rev.Zool. 2 p.20
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  mexshe1
Type Locality:  Between Vera Cruz and Jalapa, Vera Cruz, Mexico.
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Publish Year:  1839
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DEFINITIONS

DORICHA
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Slender Sheartail D. enicura) Doricha (fl. 700 BC) a famous Greek courtesan or hetaira; "*Calliphlox   ...   *β. Doricha henicura (Tr. enicurus VIEILL. 1818.) RCHB. —  Centr.-Amer. Guatem." (Reichenbach 1854);  "Calliphlox β Doricha Reichenbach, 1854, Journ. für Ornith., I, Extraheft,  Aufzählung der Colibris, p. 12.  Type, by monotypy, Trochilus enicurus Vieillot, 1818." (JAJ 2020).
Var. Dorycha.
Synon. Amalasia, Amathusia, Piocercus.

eliza
Éliza Lefèvre (fl. 1840) wife of French zoologist Prof. Amédée Lefèvre (Doricha).