LESBIA

(Trochilidae; Ϯ Green-tailed Trainbearer L. nuna) Gr. Λεσβιας Lesbias  woman of Lesbos; "XIe RACE. — LES SAPHOS. (Lesbia, Less.)   Bec médiocre, presque droit; queue à rectrices très étagées, larges, profondément fourchues.   ESP. 39. — OISEAU-MOUCHE SAPHO. (Ornismya Sapho, Less.)  ...  Trochilus sparganurus, Shaw, general Zoology, t. VIII, p. 1.   ...   ESP. 40. — OISEAU-MOUCHE NOUNA-KOALI. (Ornismya Nuna, Less.)  ...  Cynanthus bifurcatus, Sw., Phil. mag., 1827, n. 6, p. 441, esp. 97.  ...   ESP. 41. — OISEAU-MOUCHE DE KING. (Ornismya Kingii, Less.)  ...  Trochilus forcipatus, Lath.; Edw. gl.; Vieill., Ois. dorés, t. 1." (Lesson 1833); "Lesbia Lesson, Les Trochilidées [1833], Index Gén., p. xvij. Type, by subsequent designation, Ornismya nuna Lesson. (Salvin, Cat. Bds. Brit. Mus., 16, 1892, p. 146.)" (Peters 1945, V, 114).
Synon. Agaclyta, Psalidoprymna.

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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 13 December 2018).