Wine-throated Hummingbird / Atthis ellioti

Wine-throated Hummingbird / Atthis ellioti

Wine-throated Hummingbird

SCI Name:  Atthis ellioti
Protonym:  Atthis ellioti Proc.U.S.Natl.Mus. 1 p.8,9,fig.
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  withum1
Type Locality:  Volcan de Fuego, Guatemala.
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Publish Year:  1878
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ATTHIS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Bumblebee Hummingbird A. heloisa) Atthis (fl. 600BC) a beautiful young woman of Lesbos and favourite of the poetess Sappho; "*Trochilus  ...   *δ. Atthis Heloisa (Tr. — DELATTRE 1839.) RCHB. — Mexico.    * —— Costae (Tr. — BOURC. 1839.) RCHB. — California.    * —— Anna (Orn. — LESS. 1829.) RCHB. — California." (Reichenbach 1854); "Trochilus δ Atthis Reichenbach, Journ. f. Orn., 1, 1854, Beil. zu Extrah., p. 12. Type, by subsequent designation, Ornismya heloisa Lesson and DeLattre. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 141.)" (Peters, 1945, V, p. 137).

atthis
Gr. myth. Atthis, a handsome, richly-dressed Indian youth and son of Limniace, nymph of the Ganges; "50. GRACULA.  ...  Atthis.  7. G. viridi-cærulea, abdomine ferrugineo, pedibus sanguineis.  Corvus (ægyptius) viridi maculatus, dorso medio cæruleo. Hasselq. iter. 140. n. 20.  Habitat in Ægypto." (Linnaeus 1758) (Alcedo).

ellioti
● Daniel Giraud Elliot (1835-1915) US ornithologist, founding member of AOU (subsp. Amazilia violiceps, syn. Anthracothorax aurulentusAtthis, subsp. Galerida theklae (ex Galerida pallida Elliot), syn. Guttera pucherani, syn. Meleagris gallopavo intermedia, syn. Porphyrio melanotus samoensis, ‡Pseudastrapia, syn. Pterocles senegallus, Syrmaticus, Tanysiptera).
● Mt. Elliot, northern Queensland, Australia (syn. Philemon corniculatus).

SUBSPECIES

Wine-throated Hummingbird (ellioti)
SCI Name: Atthis ellioti ellioti
ellioti
● Daniel Giraud Elliot (1835-1915) US ornithologist, founding member of AOU (subsp. Amazilia violiceps, syn. Anthracothorax aurulentusAtthis, subsp. Galerida theklae (ex Galerida pallida Elliot), syn. Guttera pucherani, syn. Meleagris gallopavo intermedia, syn. Porphyrio melanotus samoensis, ‡Pseudastrapia, syn. Pterocles senegallus, Syrmaticus, Tanysiptera).
● Mt. Elliot, northern Queensland, Australia (syn. Philemon corniculatus).

Wine-throated Hummingbird (selasphoroides)
SCI Name: Atthis ellioti selasphoroides
selasphoroides
Genus Selasphorus Swainson, 1832, hummingbird; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs resembling (subsp. Atthis ellioti).