Taxon profile


Fork-tailed Woodnymph
Thalurania furcata jelskii Taczanowski, 1874

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Apodiformes »  family Trochilidae - hummingbirds »  genus Thalurania »  species Thalurania furcata - Fork-tailed Woodnymph

Scientific synonyms

Thalurania tschudii Gould, 1860


Thalurania tschudii, Gould, 1860 treated as a species by Cory (1918), but Peters (1945) considered it a synonym of T. furcata jelskii. See Warren (1966) and Mlíkovský (2009) for additional details on the nomenclature and history of this taxon; they consider it the correct name for T. f. jelskii (e.g., Dickinson 2003).

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Thalurania furcata jelskii Taczanowski, 1874]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Thalurania furcata jelskii]
Data retrieved on: 8 April 2013

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.