Chrysolampis mosquitus (Ruby-topaz Hummingbird)

Ruby-topaz Hummingbird

Dutch: Muskietkolibrie

Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Chrysolampis
Species: Chrysolampis mosquitus

Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 30 mm
Length cranium: 10 mm
Width (cranium): 9 mm
Height (cranium): 6 mm
Alternative names: Moskitokolibri (German), Colibri rubis-topaze (French), Colibrí Rubí (Spanish)