Genus Lepidolarynx Reichenb.

This form, of which the single species known has received the above generic appellation, differs in many particulars from the preceding; the bill is less elongated and not so straight, while the tail is decidedly forked; independently of which, the gular mark is very different, the entire throat being luminous, while in all the species of Heliomaster the chin is black.

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Featuring all 422 illustrated species from John Gould’s A Monograph of the Trochilidæ, or Family of Humming-Birds arranged by color.