(Trochilidae; Ϯ Crimson Topaz T. pella) L. topazus  topaz, green jasper  < Gr. τοπαζος topazos  green gem, topaz; "TOPAZA, n.  Topazes, Less. Polytmus, (Briss.) Boie. Lampornis, Sw.   T. pella, (L.) n.  Col., pl. 2. 3. 4. and 5." (G. Gray 1840).

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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 23 January 2019).