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Branta  Scopoli, 1769
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174998

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Nesochen Salvadori, 1895
  Common Name(s): Brent Geese [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderAnseriformes  – Ducks, Geese, Screamers, Swans, Waterfowl, canards, cygnes, oies, sauvagine  
                            FamilyAnatidae Leach, 1820 – Ducks, Geese, Swans, canards, cygnes, oies  
                               GenusBranta Scopoli, 1769 – Brent Geese  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Branta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758) – Brant Goose, Brent Goose, Ganso de collar, Brant, Bernache cravant, Barnacla carinegra, ganso-de-faces-pretas 
                                  Species Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Ganso canadiense, Canada Goose, Bernache du Canada, Barnacla canadiense grande, ganso-do-canadá 
                                  Species Branta hutchinsii (Richardson, 1832) – Cackling Goose, Bernache de Hutchins, Barnacla canadiense chica, ganso-da-tundra 
                                  Species Branta leucopsis (Bechstein, 1803) – Barnacle Goose, Bernache nonnette, Barnacla cariblanca, ganso-marisco 
                                  Species Branta ruficollis (Pallas, 1769) – Red-breasted Goose, Bernache ŕ cou roux, Barnacla cuelliroja, ganso-de-peito-ruivo 
                                  Species Branta sandvicensis (Vigors, 1834) – Hawaiian Goose, Nene, Bernache néné, Barnacla nené, ganso-havaiano 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Branta    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Branta    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Branta   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Branta   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.12.10, website (version 10-Dec-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Branta   
  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: Branta, Brent Geese [English]   
  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   
  Reference for: Branta   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Includes Nesochen Salvadori, 1895  



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