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Sturnidae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179635

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Rhabdornithidae
 
    Sturninae
 
  Common Name(s): étourneaux [French]
 
    Starlings [English]
 
       
  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  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilySturnidae Rafinesque, 1815 – étourneaux, Starlings  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acridotheres Vieillot, 1816  
                               Genus Agropsar Oates, 1889  
                               Genus Ampeliceps Blyth, 1842  
                               Genus Aplonis Gould, 1836  
                               Genus Basilornis Bonaparte, 1850  
                               Genus Cinnyricinclus Lesson, 1840  
                               Genus Creatophora Lesson, 1847  
                               Genus Enodes Temminck, 1839  
                               Genus Fregilupus Lesson, 1830  
                               Genus Gracula Linnaeus, 1758 – Hill Mynas 
                               Genus Gracupica Lesson, 1831  
                               Genus Grafisia Bates, 1926  
                               Genus Hartlaubius Bonaparte, 1853  
                               Genus Hylopsar Boetticher, 1940  
                               Genus Lamprotornis Temminck, 1820  
                               Genus Leucopsar Stresemann, 1912  
                               Genus Mino Lesson, 1827  
                               Genus Necropsar Slater, 1879  
                               Genus Neocichla Sharpe, 1876  
                               Genus Notopholia Roberts, 1922  
                               Genus Onychognathus Hartlaub, 1849  
                               Genus Pastor Temminck, 1815  
                               Genus Poeoptera Bonaparte, 1854  
                               Genus Rhabdornis Reichenbach, 1853  
                               Genus Sarcops Walden, 1875  
                               Genus Saroglossa Hodgson, 1844  
                               Genus Scissirostrum Lafresnaye, 1845  
                               Genus Speculipastor Reichenow, 1879  
                               Genus Spodiopsar Sharpe, 1889  
                               Genus Streptocitta Bonaparte, 1850  
                               Genus Sturnia Lesson, 1837  
                               Genus Sturnornis Legge, 1879  
                               Genus Sturnus Linnaeus, 1758 – Starlings 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Sturnidae    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Sturnidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: étourneaux[French]   
       
  Source: IOC World Bird List, v 3.1, website (version 3.1)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2012. IOC World Bird List (v 3.1). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 18 May 2012]   
  Reference for: Starlings[English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sturnidae   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.07, website (version 07-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Sturnidae   
       
  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: Sturnidae   
       
  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: Sturnidae   
       

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