Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Myrmia
 
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SPECIES

Short-tailed Woodstar Myrmia micrura

Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn W. Sedgwick
Version: 1.0 — Published December 12, 2014

References

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Introduction

BirdLife International. 2014. Species factsheet: Short-tailed Woodstar Myrmia micrura. Retrieved from BirdLife International on 12 December 2014.

Marchant, S. 1960. The breeding of some s.w. Ecuadorian birds. Ibis 102: 349-382.

McGuire, J.A., C.C. Witt, D.L. Altshuler, and J.V. Remsen, Jr. 2007. Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of hummingbirds: Bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of partitioned data and selection of an appropriate partitioning strategy. Systematic Biology 56: 837-856.

McGuire, J.A., C.C. Witt., J.V. Remsen, Jr,. R. Dudley, and D.L. Altshuler. 2009. A higher-level taxonomy for hummingbirds. Journal of Ornithology 150: 155-165.

McGuire, J.A., C.C. Witt, J.V. Remsen, Jr., A. Corl, D.L. Rabosky, D.L. Altshuler, and R. Dudley. 2014. Molecular phylogenetics and the diversification of hummingbirds. Current Biology 24: 910-916.

Meyer de Schauensee, R. 1970. A guide to the birds of South America. Livingston Publishing Company, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.

Remsen, J.V., Jr., F.G. Stiles, and P.E. Scott. 1986. Frequency of arthropods in stomachs of tropical hummingbirds. Auk 103: 436-441.

Ridgely, R.S., and P.J. Greenfield. 2001a. The birds of Ecuador: status, distribution, and taxonomy. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.

Ridgely, R.S., and P.J. Greenfield. 2001b. The birds of Ecuador: field guide. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.

Schuchmann, K.-L. 1999. Family Trochilidae, hummingbirds. Pages 468-680 in J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, and J. Sargatal (editors), Handbook of the birds of the world. Volume 5. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Schulenberg, T.S., D.F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture, and Conservation, The Field Museum.

Schulenberg, T.S., D.F. Stotz, D.F. Lane, J.P. O’Neill, and T.A. Parker III. 2010. Birds of Peru. Revised and updated edition. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Zimmer, J.T. 1953 . Studies of Peruvian birds. No. 63. The hummingbird genera Oreonympha, Schistes, Heliothryx, Loddigesia, Heliomaster, Rhodopis, Thaumastura, Calliphlox, Myrtis, Myrmia, and Acestura. American Museum Novitates number 1604.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and C. W. Sedgwick (2014). Short-tailed Woodstar (Myrmia micrura), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.shtwoo1.01