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Threnetes

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: Phaethornithinae
Genus: Threnetes
Species: T. leucurus - T. niger - T. ruckeri

Name

Threnetes Gould, 1852

References

* Gould, 1852. Monogr.Trochil. pt4 pl.14,15

Threnetes is a genus in the hummingbird family (Trochilidae). It contains the following species, collectively known as the barbthroats:

* Pale-tailed Barbthroat, Threnetes leucurus (formerly in T. niger)
* Sooty Barbthroat, Threnetes niger
o Bronze-tailed Barbthroat, T. (n.) loehkeni
o Christina's Barbthroat, T. (n./l.) christinae (doubtfully distinct from loehkeni)
o Freire's Sooty Barbthroat, T. (n./l.) freirei
* Band-tailed Barbthroat, Threnetes ruckeri

The supposed "Black Barbthroats", described as T. grzimeki, are actually juvenile males of the Rufous-breasted Hermit (Glaucis hirsuta).

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