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Aves 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174371

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Class  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Birds [English]
 
    oiseaux [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
    Direct Children:  
                         Order Accipitriformes  – éperviers, Hawks 
                         Order Anseriformes  – Ducks, Geese, Screamers, Swans, Waterfowl, canards, cygnes, oies, sauvagine 
                         Order Apodiformes  – Swifts, Hummingbirds 
                         Order Apterygiformes  – Kiwis 
                         Order Bucerotiformes   
                         Order Caprimulgiformes   
                         Order Cariamiformes   
                         Order Casuariiformes  – Cassowaries, Emus 
                         Order Charadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers 
                         Order Ciconiiformes  – Storks, cigognes 
                         Order Coliiformes  – Colies 
                         Order Columbiformes  – Doves, colombes, pigeons, Pigeons 
                         Order Coraciiformes  – Kingfishers, Rollers, martins-pêcheurs 
                         Order Cuculiformes  – Cuckoos, coucoua 
                         Order Eurypygiformes   
                         Order Falconiformes  – Falcons, Falconiforms, faucons 
                         Order Galliformes  – Fowls, Gallinaceous Birds, gallinacées, volaille 
                         Order Gaviiformes  – Loons, huarts 
                         Order Gruiformes  – Cranes, Rails, grues, râles 
                         Order Leptosomiformes   
                         Order Mesitornithiformes   
                         Order Musophagiformes   
                         Order Opisthocomiformes   
                         Order Otidiformes   
                         Order Passeriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux 
                         Order Pelecaniformes  – Pelicans, pélicans, Ibises, ibis, Herons, hérons 
                         Order Phaethontiformes  – Tropicbirds 
                         Order Phoenicopteriformes  – Flamingos, flamants 
                         Order Piciformes  – Woodpeckers, pic-bois 
                         Order Podicipediformes  – Grebes, grèbes 
                         Order Procellariiformes  – Tube-nosed Swimmers, albatros, tubinares, pétrels 
                         Order Psittaciformes  – Parrots, perroquets 
                         Order Pteroclidiformes  – Sandgrouse 
                         Order Rheiformes  – Rheas 
                         Order Sphenisciformes  – Penguins, pingouins 
                         Order Strigiformes  – Owls, chouettes, engoulevents, hiboux, Goatsuckers 
                         Order Struthioniformes  – Ostriches 
                         Order Suliformes  – Cormorants, cormorans 
                         Order Tinamiformes  – Tinamous 
                         Order Trogoniformes  – Trogons 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aves    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Aves    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: oiseaux[French]   
       
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Aves   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Aves   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, many versions, website (version multiple)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: See each bird order for the version of zoonomen available at the time ITIS updated that order. In the case of Passeriformes, family-level versions are cited   
  Reference for: Aves   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Aves, Birds [English]   
       

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