HELIOMASTER

(Trochilidae; Ϯ Blue-tufted Starthroat H. furcifer) Gr. ἡλιος hēlios  sun; μαστηρ mastēr, μαστηρος mastēros  searcher  < μαιομαι maiomai  to seek after; "*157. Heliomaster, Bp. (Mellisuga et Calothorax, p. Gr.)   America m.  5.   1. ORNISMYA angelae, Less.   ...   2. TROCHILUS longirostris, Vieill.   ...   3. TROCHILUS mesoleucus, Temm.   ...   4. TROCHILUS rubineus, Lath.   ...   5. TROCHILUS rubinoides, Bourcier." (Bonaparte 1850); "Heliomaster Bonaparte, Consp. Av., 1, Mar. 1850, p. 70. Type, by subsequent designation, Orn. angel. = Ornismya angelae Lesson = Trochilus furcifer Shaw. (Bonaparte, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 30, 8 Apr., 1850, p. 382.)" (Peters 1945, V, 128).
Var. Heliomastes, Helioster (Gr. ἡλιοστερης hēliosterēs  depriving of the sun  < ἡλιος hēlios  sun; στερεω stereō  to deprive).   
Synon. Anthoscenus, Callipedia, Calliperidia, Floricola, Lepidolarynx, Lepidothorax.

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Recommended citation
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 www.hbw.com on 19 January 2019).