Slender Sheartail / Doricha enicura

Slender Sheartail / Doricha enicura

Slender Sheartail

SCI Name:  Doricha enicura
Protonym:  Trochilus enicurus Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 23 p.429
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  sleshe1
Type Locality:  Brazil, error = Guatemala.
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Publish Year:  1818
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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.

enicura
Gr. ἑνικος henikos singular; -ουρος -ouros -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.