This generic name has been proposed by M. Cabanis for the beautiful new bird discovered by Dr. Hoffmann in Costa Rica, of which I believe only a single example was obtained. Nothing is known with regard to the colouring of the sexes.
Panterpe insignis (Cab.)
Habitat: Costa RicaPlate 336 Panterpe insignis Costa-Rican Humming-Bird
Featuring all 422 illustrated species from John Gould’s A Monograph of the Trochilidæ, or Family of Humming-Birds arranged by color.