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Accipiter virgatus  (Temminck, 1822)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175348

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Besra [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  
                         OrderAccipitriformes  – éperviers, Hawks  
                            FamilyAccipitridae Vigors, 1824 – Eagles, Hawks, Kites, aigles, buses, éperviers  
                               GenusAccipiter Brisson, 1760 – Bird Hawks  
                                  SpeciesAccipiter virgatus (Temminck, 1822) – Besra  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus abdulalii Mees, 1981  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus affinis (Hodgson, 1836)  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus besra Jerdon, 1839  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus confusus Hartert, 1910  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus fuscipectus Mees, 1970  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus quagga Parkes, 1973  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus quinquefasciatus Mees, 1984  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus rufotibialis Sharpe, 1887  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus vanbemmeli Voous, 1950  
                                     SubspeciesAccipiter virgatus virgatus (Temminck, 1822)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Accipiter virgatus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Accipiter virgatus, Besra [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Accipiter virgatus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.25, website (version 25-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Accipiter virgatus   
  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: Accipiter virgatus, Besra [English]   

 Geographic Information
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