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Fringilla coelebs  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179168

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

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyFringillidae Leach, 1820 – gros-becs, moineaux, roselins, Old World Finches, Finches, Hawaiian Honeycreepers  
                               GenusFringilla Linnaeus, 1758 – Bramblings, Chaffinches  
                                  SpeciesFringilla coelebs Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Chaffinch  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs africana J. Levaillant, 1850  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs alexandrovi Zarudny, 1916  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs balearica von Jordans, 1923  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs canariensis Vieillot, 1817  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs caucasica Serebrovski, 1925  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs coelebs Linnaeus, 1758  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs gengleri O. Kleinschmidt, 1909  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs harterti Svensson, 2015  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs maderensis Sharpe, 1888  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs moreletti Pucheran, 1859  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs ombriosa Hartert, 1913  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs palmae Tristram, 1889  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs sarda Rapine, 1925  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs schiebeli Stresemann, 1925  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs solomkoi Menzbier & Sushkin, 1913  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs spodiogenys Bonaparte, 1841  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs syriaca J. M. Harrison, 1945  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs transcaspia Zarudny, 1916  
                                     Subspecies Fringilla coelebs tyrrhenica Schiebel, 1910  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2007), website (version Jul-2007)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "List of the 2,046 Bird Species (With Scientific and English Names) Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-48), maintained at   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs, Common Chaffinch [English]   
  Source: Gill & Wright (2006) corrigenda/updates - 21-Sep-2007, website (version 1.1)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Corrigenda & updates for "BIRDS OF THE WORLD Recommended English Names" available at   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs, Common Chaffinch [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs, Common Chaffinch [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs   
  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   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs, Common Chaffinch [English]   
  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: Fringilla coelebs, Common Chaffinch [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Howell, Steve N. G., Ian Lewington, and Will Russell  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Rare Birds of North America   
  Page(s): xviii + 428   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780691117966   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Linnaeus, Carl  
  Publication Date: 1758   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. 10th Edition. Vol. 1   
  Page(s): 823   
  Publisher: Laurentii Salvii   
  Publication Place: Holmiae (Stockholm, Sweden)   
  Notes: Available online at and   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paynter, Raymond A. Jr., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1968   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of Birds of the World, vol. 14   
  Page(s): x + 433   
  Publisher: Museum of Comparative Zoology   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  Reference for: Fringilla coelebs   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Incidental  



  Comment: Incidental to Halifax County, Nova Scotia, and southeastern Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada  



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