A cryptic new species of hummingbird of the Campylopterus largipennis complex (Aves: Trochilidae).

  title={A cryptic new species of hummingbird of the Campylopterus largipennis complex (Aves: Trochilidae).},
  author={Leonardo Esteves Lopes and Marcelo F. Vasconcelos and Luiz Pedreira Gonzaga},
  volume={4268 1},
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