The Basilinna genus (Aves: Trochilidae): an evaluation based on molecular evidence and implications for the genus Hylocharis

  title={The Basilinna genus (Aves: Trochilidae): an evaluation based on molecular evidence and implications for the genus Hylocharis},
  author={Blanca E. Hern{\'a}ndez-Ba{\~n}os and Luz E. Zamudio-Beltr{\'a}n and Luis Enrique Eguiarte-Fruns and John Klicka and Jaime Garc{\'i}a-Moreno},
  journal={Revista Mexicana De Biodiversidad},
Hummingbirds are one of the most diverse families of birds and the phylogenetic relationships within thegroup have recently begun to be studied with molecular data. Most of these studies have focused on the higher levelclassification within the family, and now it is necessary to study the relationships between and within genera usinga similar approach. Here, we investigated the taxonomic status of the genus Hylocharis, a member of the Emeraldscomplex, whose relationships with other genera are… 

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