Sapphire-vented Puffleg / Eriocnemis luciani

Sapphire-vented Puffleg / Eriocnemis luciani

Sapphire-vented Puffleg

SCI Name:  Eriocnemis luciani
Protonym:  Trochilus luciani Ann.Sci.Phys.Nat.Agric.Ind. 10 p.624
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  savpuf1
Type Locality:  Guaca, Ecuador.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1847
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ERIOCNEMIS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Coppery-bellied Puffleg E. cupreoventris) Gr. εριον erion  wool; κνημις knēmis, κνημιδος knēmidos  boot, legging. Reichenbach's 1849, plate XL, labelled Trochilinae. Mellisuginae. Phaetorninae, clearly shows the fluffy tarsal tufts typical of these hummingbirds; "The sexes are very much alike, and both have the white muff-like decoration on the leg, but it is not so much developed in the female as in the male" (Gould 1861); "Eriocnemis Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat. [1849], pl. xl. Generic details only, no species. Type, by subsequent designation, Eriopus simplex Gould = Trochilus cupreo-ventris Fraser (Gould, Monogr. Trochil. pt. 3, 1852, pl. [8] and text)." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 108).   
Var. Eriocnemys, Euryocnemis.   
Synon. Aline, Derbyomyia, Engyete, Erebenna, Eriona, Eriopus, Luciania, Mosqueria, Nania, Niche, Phemonoe, Pholoe, Threptria, Vestipedes.

luciani
● Jules Laurent Lucien later called Charles Lucien Jules Laurent 2nd Prince of Canino and of Musignano and Prince Bonaparte (1803-1857) French ornithologist (syn. Dendrocopos major cabanisi, syn. Ramphocelus melanogaster, syn. Ramphocelus dimidiatus x R. icteronotus).
● Jean Baptiste Lucien Buquet (1807-1889) French entomologist (Eriocnemis).

Luciania
(syn. Eriocnemis Ϯ Sapphire-vented Puffleg E. luciani) Jules Laurent Lucien later called Charles Lucien Jules Laurent 2nd Prince of Canino and of Musignano and Prince Bonaparte (1803-1857) French ornithologist (cf. specific name Trochilus luciani Bourcier, 1847); 1554. Eriocnemys, Reich.  -  a. Eriocnemys, Reich. - b. Aline, Reich. - c. Mosqueria, Reich. - d. Luciania! Reich" (Bonaparte 1854); "PHEMONOË, Reichenb. 1854.  "Luciania! Reichenb." Pr. B. 1854? (Trochilus Luciani, Bourc.)" (G. Gray 1855).  Var. LucianaLuciani.

SUBSPECIES

Sapphire-vented Puffleg (Sapphire-vented)
SCI Name: Eriocnemis luciani [luciani Group]
ERIOCNEMIS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Coppery-bellied Puffleg E. cupreoventris) Gr. εριον erion  wool; κνημις knēmis, κνημιδος knēmidos  boot, legging. Reichenbach's 1849, plate XL, labelled Trochilinae. Mellisuginae. Phaetorninae, clearly shows the fluffy tarsal tufts typical of these hummingbirds; "The sexes are very much alike, and both have the white muff-like decoration on the leg, but it is not so much developed in the female as in the male" (Gould 1861); "Eriocnemis Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat. [1849], pl. xl. Generic details only, no species. Type, by subsequent designation, Eriopus simplex Gould = Trochilus cupreo-ventris Fraser (Gould, Monogr. Trochil. pt. 3, 1852, pl. [8] and text)." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 108).   
Var. Eriocnemys, Euryocnemis.   
Synon. Aline, Derbyomyia, Engyete, Erebenna, Eriona, Eriopus, Luciania, Mosqueria, Nania, Niche, Phemonoe, Pholoe, Threptria, Vestipedes.

Sapphire-vented Puffleg (Coppery-naped)
SCI Name: Eriocnemis luciani sapphiropygia/catharina
ERIOCNEMIS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Coppery-bellied Puffleg E. cupreoventris) Gr. εριον erion  wool; κνημις knēmis, κνημιδος knēmidos  boot, legging. Reichenbach's 1849, plate XL, labelled Trochilinae. Mellisuginae. Phaetorninae, clearly shows the fluffy tarsal tufts typical of these hummingbirds; "The sexes are very much alike, and both have the white muff-like decoration on the leg, but it is not so much developed in the female as in the male" (Gould 1861); "Eriocnemis Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat. [1849], pl. xl. Generic details only, no species. Type, by subsequent designation, Eriopus simplex Gould = Trochilus cupreo-ventris Fraser (Gould, Monogr. Trochil. pt. 3, 1852, pl. [8] and text)." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 108).   
Var. Eriocnemys, Euryocnemis.   
Synon. Aline, Derbyomyia, Engyete, Erebenna, Eriona, Eriopus, Luciania, Mosqueria, Nania, Niche, Phemonoe, Pholoe, Threptria, Vestipedes.