Genus Panychlora Cab.

Among the smallest of the Trochilidæ are the members of the form to which Dr. Cabanis has given the name of Panychlora. They are all inhabitants of New Granada and Venezuela, and are known by the specific names of Aliciæ, euchloris, Poortmanmi, and stenura. They are distinguished by their dull-green colouring, the extreme shortness of their tails, and by the great difference in the colouring of the sexes.

The members of this genus form a very natural section among the little green Humming-Birds, very perceptible to those who have paid attention to this group of birds.


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