Hermits
250px
The Saw-billed Hermit (Ramphodon naevius) is among the most primitive living hummingbird species.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Strisores
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Subfamily: Phaethornithinae
Tribe: Phaethornithini
Jardine, 1833
Genera

The hermits are tropical and subtropical hummingbirds in the tribe Phaethornithini, comprising 30–40 species in five genera. They occur from southern Mexico, through Central America, to South America as far south as northern Argentina.


Species in taxonomic order

File:Phaethornis eurynome -Parque das Aves-8a.jpg

Phaethornis eurynome

File:Eutoxeres aquila.jpg

Eutoxeres aquila

File:Tawny-bellied Hermit (Phaethornis syrmatophorus).jpg

Phaethornis syrmatophorus

File:Phaethornis longirostris baroni.jpg

Phaethornis longirostris

References

Blood Pheasant.png This article is part of Project Bird Subfamilies, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each bird subfamily, including made-up families.
Hemipus picatus.svg This article is part of Project Bird Taxonomy, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on every order, family and other taxonomic rank related to birds.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.