Chlorostilbon bracei Lawrence, 1877

Brace's emerald



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: July 1877

IUCN RedList status: Extinct


Known only from the holotype collected on New Providence Island in 1877 (Graves & Olson, 1987).



New Providence Island, Bahamas


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lawrence, G.N. (1877). Descriptions of new species of  birds of the families Trochilidae and Tetraonidae. Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 1: 50-52.


Other references:

Graves, Gary R., and, Olson, Storrs L. (1987). Chlorostilbon bracei Lawrence, an extinct species of hummingbird from New Providence Island, Bahamas. The Auk 104: 296-302.

Olson, Storrs L. and Hilgartner, W. B. (1982). Fossil and subfossil birds from the Bahamas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 48: 22-56.


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