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Puffinus pacificus  (Gmelin, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174550

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Puffinus pacificus chlororhynchus Lesson, 1831
 
  Common Name(s): Pardela cola cuña [Spanish]
 
    Wedge-tailed Shearwater [English]
 
    Puffin fouquet [French]
 
       
  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  
                         OrderProcellariiformes  – Tube-nosed Swimmers, albatros, tubinares, pétrels  
                            FamilyProcellariidae Leach, 1820 – fulmars, pétrels, Fulmars, Petrels, Shearwaters  
                               GenusPuffinus Brisson, 1760  
                                  SpeciesPuffinus pacificus (Gmelin, 1789) – Pardela cola cuña, Wedge-tailed Shearwater, Puffin fouquet  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Puffinus pacificus    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Puffinus pacificus    
       
  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: Puffinus pacificus, Wedge-tailed Shearwater [English]   
       
  Source: AOU Check-List (08-2011), website (version Aug-2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "Check-list of North American Birds - List of the 2,078 Bird Species Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-52), maintained at http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Puffinus pacificus, Wedge-tailed Shearwater [English], Puffin fouquet [French]   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Pardela cola cuña[Spanish]   
       
  Source: FRENCH NAMES OF NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS, website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "FRENCH NAMES OF NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS" (based on AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Puffinus pacificus, Puffin fouquet [French]   
       
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/names.html, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Puffinus pacificus, Wedge-tailed Shearwater [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Puffinus pacificus   
       
  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 http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Puffinus pacificus   
       
  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: Puffinus pacificus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Puffinus pacificus   
       
  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: Puffinus pacificus, Wedge-tailed Shearwater [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Central Pacific Territories, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
 

 

   

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