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Thalurania ridgwayi

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: Thalurania
Species: Thalurania ridgwayi

Name

Thalurania ridgwayi Nelson, 1900

Reference

Auk 17 p.262

Vernacular names
English: Mexican Woodnymph

The Mexican Woodnymph is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family and is endemic to western Mexico. Its habitats include subtropical or tropical moist lowland/foothill forests and plantations . It is threatened by habitat loss. It has been considered conspecific with the Violet-crowned Woodnymph of Central and northern South America.
References

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

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