Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Trochilidae [family]
Chrysolampis [genus] (1)
mosquitus [species]

Classification

Trochilidae [family]
Chrysolampis [genus] (1)
mosquitus [species]

Names

Dutch name Muskietkolibrie
Alternative Dutch name Rode kolibrie
English name Ruby-topaz Hummingbird
Alternative English name Ruby Topaz
Alternative English name Blenchi-dornasol (Male)
Papiamento name Blenchi Hudiu
Papiamento name Blenchi-hudiu (Female)
Papiamento name Blenchi Tornasol
Papiamento name Dòrnasol
Valid name Chrysolampis mosquitus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification