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Abeillia

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TranslingualEdit

 
A depiction of Abeillia abeillei (sole species)

EtymologyEdit

Either from New Latin, from French abeille (honeybee) +‎ -ia, or, after M. Abeillé (fl. 1839) and his wife, Félice, French naturalists and collectors (Abeillia, Arremon, Hesperiphona, Icterus, Orchesticus)*.

Proper nounEdit

Abeillia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Trochilidae – the single species Abeillia abeillei (emerald-chinned hummingbird).

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ReferencesEdit

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276
  • The Helm dictionary of scientific birds names. By James A. Gobling, Cristopher Helm, London 2010. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.

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