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Puffinus  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174543

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderProcellariiformes  – Tube-nosed Swimmers, albatros, tubinares, pétrels  
                            FamilyProcellariidae Leach, 1820 – fulmars, pétrels, Fulmars, Petrels, Shearwaters  
                               GenusPuffinus Brisson, 1760  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Puffinus assimilis Gould, 1838 – Little Shearwater, Petit Puffin 
                                  Species Puffinus auricularis C. H. Townsend, 1890 – 'A'o, Manx, Newell's Townsend's Shearwater, Pardela de Revillagigedo, Townsend's Shearwater, Puffin de Townsend 
                                  Species Puffinus bailloni (Bonaparte, 1857) – Tropical Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus bannermani Mathews & Iredale, 1915 – Bannerman's Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus baroli (Bonaparte, 1857) – Barolo Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus boydi Mathews, 1912 – Boyd's Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus bryani Pyle, Welch & Fleischer, 2011 – Bryan's Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus bulleri Salvin, 1888 – Pardela de Buller, Buller's Shearwater, Puffin de Buller 
                                  Species Puffinus carneipes Gould, 1844 – Pardela pata pálida, Flesh-footed Shearwater, Puffin à pieds pâles 
                                  Species Puffinus creatopus Coues, 1864 – Pardela pata rosada, Pink-footed Shearwater, Puffin à pieds roses 
                                  Species Puffinus gavia (J. R. Forster, 1844) – Fluttering Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus gravis (O'Reilly, 1818) – Pardela mayor, Greater Shearwater, Great Shearwater, Puffin majeur 
                                  Species Puffinus griseus (Gmelin, 1789) – Pardela gris, Sooty Shearwater, Puffin fuligineux 
                                  Species Puffinus heinrothi Reichenow, 1919 – Heinroth's Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus huttoni Mathews, 1912 – Hutton's Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus lherminieri Lesson, 1839 – Pardela de Audubon, Audubon's Shearwater, Puffin d'Audubon 
                                  Species Puffinus mauretanicus Lowe, 1921 – Balearic Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus nativitatis Streets, 1877 – Pardela de Navidad, Christmas Shearwater, Puffin de la Nativité 
                                  Species Puffinus newelli Henshaw, 1900 – Newell's Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus opisthomelas Coues, 1864 – Puffin cul-noir, Pardela mexicana, Black-vented Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus pacificus (Gmelin, 1789) – Pardela cola cuña, Wedge-tailed Shearwater, Puffin fouquet 
                                  Species Puffinus persicus Hume, 1872 – Persian Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus puffinus (Brunnich, 1764) – Manx Shearwater, Puffin des Anglais 
                                  Species Puffinus subalaris Ridgway, 1897 – Galapagos Shearwater 
                                  Species Puffinus tenuirostris (Temminck, 1836) – Pardela cola corta, Short-tailed Shearwater, Puffin à bec grêle 
                                  Species Puffinus yelkouan (Acerbi, 1827) – Yelkouan Shearwater 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Puffinus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Puffinus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Puffinus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.14, website (version 14-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Puffinus   
  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: Puffinus   

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