(Trochilidae; Ϯ Bumblebee Hummingbird A. heloisa) Atthis (fl. 600BC) a beautiful young woman of Lesbos and favourite of the poetess Sappho; "*Trochilus  ...   *δ. Atthis Heloisa (Tr. — DELATTRE 1839.) RCHB. — Mexico.    * — Costae (Tr. — BOURC. 1839.) RCHB. — California.    * — Anna (Orn. — LESS. 1829.) RCHB. — California." (Reichenbach 1854); "Trochilus δ Atthis Reichenbach, Journ. f. Orn., 1, 1854, Beil. zu Extrah., p. 12. Type, by subsequent designation, Ornismya heloisa Lesson and DeLattre. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 141.)" (Peters 1945, V, 137).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 19 January 2019).