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Alauda arvensis  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178398

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Eurasian Skylark [English]
 
    Sky Lark [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyAlaudidae Vigors, 1825 – Larks  
                               GenusAlauda Linnaeus, 1758 – Skylarks  
                                  SpeciesAlauda arvensis Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Skylark, Sky Lark  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis armenica Bogdanov, 1879  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis arvensis Linnaeus, 1758  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis cantarella Bonaparte, 1850  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis dulcivox Hume, 1872  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis harterti Whitaker, 1904  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis intermedia Swinhoe, 1863  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1848  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis kiborti Zaliesski, 1917  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis lonnbergi Hachisuka, 1926  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis pekinensis Swinhoe, 1863  
                                     Subspecies Alauda arvensis sierrae Weigold, 1913  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Alauda arvensis    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Alauda arvensis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Alauda arvensis, Sky Lark [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Alauda arvensis   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.04, website (version 04-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Alauda arvensis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Alauda arvensis   
       
  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: Alauda arvensis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Alauda arvensis, Eurasian Skylark [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Oceania  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
 

 

   

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