The Striped-tailed Hummingbird (Eupherusa eximia) is found from east Mexico to West Panama. It prefers wet forest, mainly in canopy but descents to shrub level in gasps, along edges, or in adjacent semi-open or second growth. Matures are 9.5 cm (3 inches) in height and 4.3 g in weight.
Above is bronzy-green, with tail mostly dusky-bronze. Below is glittering green, duller on belly. Feet dusky flesh, and bill black. This vertebrate visits flowers of trees, shrubs, and epiphytes.