Overview

Distribution

Range

Puerto Rico.

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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Associations

Known predators

Anthracothorax viridis is prey of:
Accipiter striatus
Diptera
Secernentia nematodes

Based on studies in:
Puerto Rico, El Verde (Rainforest)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Waide RB, Reagan WB (eds) (1996) The food web of a tropical rainforest. University of Chicago Press, Chicago
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Known prey organisms

Anthracothorax viridis preys on:
Araneae
Coleoptera
Diptera
Hymenoptera
Formicidae
Thysanoptera
Auchenorrhyncha
Sternorrhyncha
nectar
seeds

Based on studies in:
Puerto Rico, El Verde (Rainforest)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Waide RB, Reagan WB (eds) (1996) The food web of a tropical rainforest. University of Chicago Press, Chicago
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Anthracothorax viridis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2012

Assessor/s
BirdLife International

Reviewer/s
Butchart, S. & Symes, A.

Contributor/s

Justification
Although this species may have a small range, it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend is not known, but the population is not believed to be decreasing sufficiently rapidly to approach the thresholds under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Wikipedia

Green mango

For the fruit, see Mango.

The green mango (Anthracothorax viridis) is a large species of hummingbird endemic to the main island of Puerto Rico. It is usually found in the mountainous regions of the island, often in coffee and other kind of plantations. They usually feed on the nectar found in Heliconia flowers.[3] Their feather coloration is green with a blue and black tail, there are no distinctive traits between sexes.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Anthracothorax viridis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Family Trochilidae (Hummingbirds) - Hand Book of the Birds of the World 5, p. 468
  3. ^ "Greg Lasley Nature Photography: Green Mango (Anthracothorax viridis)". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 
  4. ^ "Hummingbirds of the Caribbean". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 


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