Recently changed genus names within the family Hummingbirds
 
New name   Vernacular Old name
Glaucis dohrnii (Bourcier & Mulsant)   1852 Hook-billed Hermit Ramphodon dohrnii
Christoph Hinkelmann,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 5, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1999

 
Anopetia gounellei (Boucard)   1891 Broad-tipped Hermit Phaethornis gounellei Anopetia   Simon  1918
Campylopterus cuvierii (De Lattre & Bourcier)   1846 Scaly-breasted Hummingbird Phaeochroa cuvierii

F. Gary Stiles,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 5, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1999

 
Campylopterus macrourus (Gmelin)   1788 Swallow-tailed Hummingbird Eupetomena macroura

Karl-Ludwig Schuchmann,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 5, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1999

 
Florisuga fusca (Vieillot)   1817 Black Jacobin Melanotrochilus fuscus
Discosura popelairii (Du Bus de Gisignies)   1846 Wire-crested Thorntail Popelairia popelairii

Thomas Züchner,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 5, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1999

 
Discosura langsdorffi (Temminck)   1821 Black-bellied Thorntail Popelairia langsdorffi
Discosura conversii (Bourcier & Mulsant)   1846 Green Thorntail Popelairia conversii
Discosura letitiae (Bourcier & Mulsant)   1852 Coppery Thorntail Popelairia letitiae
Chlorostilbon notatus (Reich,GC)   1793 Blue-chinned Sapphire Chlorestes notatus
Leucippus hypostictus (Gould)   1862 Many-spotted Hummingbird Taphrospilus hypostictus

André-Alexander Weller,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 5, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1999

 
Leucippus viridicauda (Berlepsch)   1883 Green-and-white Hummingbird Amazilia viridicauda
Leucippus chionogaster (Tschudi)   1845 White-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia chionogaster
Saucerottia saucerrottei (De Lattre & Bourcier)   1846 Steely-vented Hummingbird Amazilia saucerrottei Saucerottia   Bonaparte  1850
Saucerottia cyanifrons (Bourcier)   1843 Indigo-capped Hummingbird Amazilia cyanifrons  
Saucerottia edward (De Lattre & Bourcier)   1846 Snowy-breasted Hummingbird Amazilia edward  
Saucerottia cyanura (Gould)   1859 Blue-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia cyanura  
Saucerottia beryllina (Deppe)   1830 Berylline Hummingbird Amazilia beryllina  
Saucerottia viridigaster (Bourcier)   1843 Green-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia viridigaster  
Saucerottia tobaci (Gmelin)   1788 Copper-rumped Hummingbird Amazilia tobaci  
Basilinna xantusii (Lawrence)   1860 Xantus's Hummingbird Hylocharis xantusii

Peter E. Scott,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 5, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1999

 
Basilinna leucotis (Vieillot)   1818 White-eared Hummingbird Hylocharis leucotis Basilinna   Boie  1831
 
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