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Green-throated Mountain-gem Lampornis viridipallens

Described by: Bourcier; Mulsant (1846)
Alternate common name(s): Green-throated Mountaingem
Old scientific name(s): Oreopyra viridipallens


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C. Central America;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Highlands of s. Mexico (ex. e. Oaxaca and Chiapas) and nw. Guatemala.
(2) Highlands of Guatemala, ex. n. El Salvador and w. Honduras.
(3) El Salvador.
(4) S. Mexico (known only from the type locality of Cerro Baul in Oaxaca).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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