Genus Hemistilbon Gould

Nearly allied to Cyanomyia is the genus Hemistilbon.

Generic characters.

Male.Bill longer than the head and straight; wings moderately long and considerably curved; tail rather short and truncate; tarsi clothed; feet rather small; hind toe shorter than the middle toe; nails short and curved.

Although I have placed this genus next to Cyanomyia, I consider that it has some relationship to the Amaziliæ.

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