CHALYBURA

(Trochilidae; Ϯ White-vented Plumeleteer C. buffonii) Gr. χαλυψ khalups, χαλυβος khalubos steel; ουρα oura tail; "* δ. Chalybura Buffonii (Orn. — LESS. 1832.) RCHB. — Bras. N.-Gran. Verag.   *— viridis (Tr. — AUD. VIEILL. 1811.) RCHB. — Porto Rico.   — cyanea (Tr. — ura VIEILL. 1820?) RCHB.   * — Goudotii (Tr. — BOURC. 1844.) RCHB. — N.-Gran." (Reichenbach 1854); "Agyrtria δ Chalybura Reichenbach, Journ. f. Orn., 1, March, 1854, Beil zu Extrah., p. 10. Type, by subsequent designation, Trochilus buffonii Lesson. (Elliot, Classif. Syn. Trochil., 1879, p. 45.)" (Peters 1945, V, 78).
Synon. Chlorurisca, Cyanochloris, Hypuroptila, Methon.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 11 December 2018).