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Leptocoma brasiliana(Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Van Hasselt's sunbird

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sarawak
Label transcription: [Collecteed by A.R. Wallace. 1856 Nectarinea hasselti. Temm. Sarawak. / Pl. Col. 376. 3. 73-5-12-803] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Cinnyris hasselti. ♂ Loc. Sarawak Ex. Coll. A.R.Wallace]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Sarawak.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Cinnyris hasselti
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Sarawak, Sumatra
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring