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Trochilidae

Known as: hummingbird, hummingbirds 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
That hummingbird-pollinated plants predominantly have red flowers has been known for decades, but well-investigated research… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Although animal pollination is often proposed as a major driver of floral divergence, questions remain about its importance in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
SummaryOcotillo, a perennial shrub of Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts, produces its red tubular flowers in spring. This timing… Expand
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2003
2003
The Disassortative Pollen Flow Hypothesis proposed by Darwin postulates that the relative position of anthers and stigmas in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
As the smallest birds, hummingbirds are the only birds capable of prolonged hovering. This suggests that hovering locomotion… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Sexual dichromatism and the extent of male carotenoid-derived plumage coloration in breeding season North American passerine… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
SummaryColonial web-building spiders respond to trade-offs between selective forces relative to spatial position within colonies… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Hummingbirds are among the smallest endothermic vertebrates. Because they forage by energetically costly hovering, and because… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Evolutionary biologists continue to disagree about the relative importance of natural selection, drift and phylogenetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
During the rainy season bird-flowered plants at high elevations are more effectively pollinated than closely related bee-flowered… Expand
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