Genus Amazilia Reichenb.

The members of the genus Amazilia, as restricted, are all of somewhat large size, and are easily recognized, each of them having well-marked characters. There is but little difference in the outward appearance of the sexes. The equatorial regions of the Andes are their head-quarters; and it is there that we find the A. pristina, the A. alticola, the A. Dumerili, and the A. leucophea. These four species, I consider, form a very natural section.


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