Trochilus (——?) strophianus
Shares several characters with H. clarisse and H. amethysticollis, and may be closely related to those two. Described form H. violicollis, known only from two skins of unknown origin, usually considered an aberrant form of present species, though this may not be the case. Validity and possible affinities of other described forms known mainly or exclusively from Bogotá trade skins (including H. squamigularis, H. speciosus, H. simoni, H. rothschildi, H. prosantis, H. luminosus and, from Antioquia, H. barrali) unknown, but at least some could involve hybrids, and not necessarily related to present species. Monotypic.
SW Colombia (Nariño) and W Ecuador.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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