(Trochilidae; Ϯ Slender Sheartail D. enicura) Doricha (fl. 700 BC) a famous Greek courtesan or hetaira; "*Calliphlox   ...   *β. Doricha henicura (Tr. enicurus VIEILL. 1818.) RCHB. —  Centr.-Amer. Guatem." (Reichenbach 1854); "Calliphlox β Doricha Reichenbach, Journ. f. Orn., 1, 1854, Beil. zu Extrah., p. 12. Type, by monotypy, Trochilus enicurus Vieillot." (Peters 1945, V, 132).
Var. Dorycha, Dolicha (Gr. δολιχος dolikhos  long).
Synon. Amalasia, Amathusia, Piocercus.

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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).