Longuemare's Sunangel

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Longuemare's Sunangel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Trochiliformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Heliangelus
Species: H. clarisse
Binomial name
Heliangelus clarisse
Longuemare, 1841

The Longuemare's Sunangel (Heliangelus clarisse) is a species of hummingbird. It can be found in Venezuela and northeastern Colombia. It is closely related to the Amethyst-throated Sunangel. The Longuemare's Sunangel is 9.4 cm (3.7 inches) long (not with the bill) and normally weighs 5.3 grams. The bill is short for a hummingbird, 1.8 cm or 0.7 in long. The overall coloring is of dark colors.