Aglaeactis cupripennis

Aglaeactis cupripennis, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Trochiliformes
Familia: Trochilidae
Subfamilia: Trochilinae
Genus: Aglaeactis
Species: Aglaeactis cupripennis

Aglaeactis cupripennis, Photo: Michael Lahanas


Aglaeactis cupripennis (Bourcier, 1843)


* Rev.Zool. 6 p.71

Vernacular names
English: Shining Sunbeam


The Shining Sunbeam (Aglaeactis cupripennis) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.


* BirdLife International 2004. Aglaeactis cupripennis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

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