Hummingbirds are New World birds that constitute the family Trochilidae. They
are among the smallest of birds, most species measuring in the 7.5–13 cm (3–5
in) range. Indeed, the smalles...
Hummingbird: Theer are 338 species of hummingbirds classified in Apodiformes:
Trochilidae; all occur in the Western Hemisphere.
TAXONOMY FOR THE RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD. KINGDOM
ANIMALIA. PHYLUM. CHORDATA. (animals with spinal chords). SUBPHYLUM.
Taxonomic Source(s): del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and ...
The population trend appears to be increasing, and hence the species does not ...
The hummingbird family is very large, with over 330 species and 115 genera,
mostly south of the U.S. Hummingbirds are found only in the Western
Many species of hummingbird also eat insects and spiders. .... There are
between 325 and 340 species of hummingbird, depending on taxonomic views,
Hummingbird Classification. All hummingbirds are in the kingdom Animalia,
phylum Chordata, class Aves, order Apodiformes and family Trochilidae. Only
genetic estimate for 151 hummingbird species, we provide an expanded informal
... The taxonomy of hummingbirds presents special chal- lenges for avian ...
Scientists arrange birds in a logical order by placing them in a taxonomic list.
Birds are in a class called Aves. Below this level are Orders, Families, Genus and
Mar 9, 2004 ... Genus Hemaris. Species thysbe (Hummingbird Clearwing - Hodges#7853).
Hodges Number. 7853. Synonyms and other taxonomic changes.