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Pelecanus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174683

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Pelicans [English]
  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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPelecaniformes  – Pelicans, pélicans, Ibises, ibis, Herons, hérons  
                            FamilyPelecanidae Rafinesque, 1815 – Pelicans  
                               GenusPelecanus Linnaeus, 1758 – Pelicans  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesPelecanus conspicillatus Temminck, 1824 – Australian Pelican 
                                  SpeciesPelecanus crispus Bruch, 1832 – Dalmatian Pelican 
                                  SpeciesPelecanus erythrorhynchos Gmelin, 1789 – Pelícano blanco, American White Pelican, Pélican d'Amérique 
                                  SpeciesPelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766 – Pelícano pardo, Brown Pelican, Pélican brun 
                                  SpeciesPelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758 – Great White Pelican 
                                  SpeciesPelecanus philippensis Gmelin, 1789 – Spot-billed Pelican 
                                  SpeciesPelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789 – Pink-backed Pelican 
                                  SpeciesPelecanus thagus Molina, 1782 – Peruvian Pelican 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Pelecanus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Pelecanus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pelecanus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.01.25, website (version 25-Jan-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Pelecanus   
  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: Pelecanus   
  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: Pelecanus   

 Geographic Information
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