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Mitrephanes phaeocercus  (P. L. Sclater, 1859)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554344

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Tufted Flycatcher [English]
    Mosquero copetón [Spanish]
    Northern Tufted Flycatcher [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  
                            FamilyTyrannidae  – Tyrant Flycatchers, tyrans gobe-mouches  
                               GenusMitrephanes Coues, 1882  
                                  SpeciesMitrephanes phaeocercus (P. L. Sclater, 1859) – Tufted Flycatcher, Mosquero copetón, Northern Tufted Flycatcher  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Mitrephanes phaeocercus aurantiiventris (Lawrence, 1865)  
                                     Subspecies Mitrephanes phaeocercus berlepschi Hartert, 1902  
                                     Subspecies Mitrephanes phaeocercus burleighi A. R. Phillips, 1966  
                                     Subspecies Mitrephanes phaeocercus eminulus Nelson, 1912  
                                     Subspecies Mitrephanes phaeocercus nicaraguae W. Miller & Griscom, 1925  
                                     Subspecies Mitrephanes phaeocercus phaeocercus (P. L. Sclater, 1859)  
                                     Subspecies Mitrephanes phaeocercus tenuirostris Brewster, 1888  
                                     Subspecies Mitrephanes phaeocercus vividus Griscom, 1927  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Mitrephanes phaeocercus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Mitrephanes phaeocercus    
  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   
  Reference for: Mitrephanes phaeocercus, Tufted Flycatcher [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Mosquero copetón[Spanish]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.05.28, website (version 28-May-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Mitrephanes phaeocercus   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Mitrephanes phaeocercus   
  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: Mitrephanes phaeocercus, Northern Tufted Flycatcher [English]   

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