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Discosura letitiae

 

Species Authority
Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852
Synonym/s
Popelairia letitiae (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852); Gouldia letitiae (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852)
Common Name
Coppery thorntail
Locality
Bolivia (more likely) or Brazil (less likely)
Last Record
1852 or before
IUCN status
[url=https://www.iucnredlist.org/details/106001876/0]Data Deficient[/url]
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7872/discosura-letitiae-coppery-thorntail
Taxonomic Notes
Hypodigm
2 preserved specimens exist.
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Bourcier, J. and Mulsant, E. (1852). Description de quelques nouvelles espèces d'oiseaux-mouches. Annales des Sciences Physiques et Naturelles de Lyon 4: 139-144.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
BirdLife International. (2012). Discosura letitiae. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 24 August 2013.
 
Collar, N. J., Gonzaga, L. P., Krabbe, N., Madroño Nieto, A., Naranjo, L. G., Parker, T. A. & Wege, D. C. 1992. Threatened birds of the Americas: the ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book (Third edition, part 2). International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.
 
Graves, G. R. (1999). [url=https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34590457#page/838/mode/1up]Taxonomic notes on hummingbirds (Aves: Trochilidae) 2. [i]Popelairia letitiae[/i] (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852) is a valid species[/url]. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 112: 804-812.
 
Tobias, Joseph A., Butchart, Stuart H. M. and Collar, Nigel J. (2006). [url=https://people.ds.cam.ac.uk/cns26/njc/Papers/Missing%20Neotropical%20birds.pdf]Lost and found: a gap analysis for the Neotropical avifauna[/url]. Neotropical Birding [2006]: 4-22.