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Aquila  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175406

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Golden Eagles [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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderAccipitriformes  – éperviers, Hawks  
                            FamilyAccipitridae Vigors, 1824 – Eagles, Hawks, Kites, aigles, buses, éperviers  
                               GenusAquila Brisson, 1760 – Golden Eagles  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Aquila adalberti C. L. Brehm, 1861 – Spanish Imperial Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila africana (Cassin, 1865) – Cassin's Hawk-Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila audax (Latham, 1802) – Wedge-tailed Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila chrysaetos (Linnaeus, 1758) – Águila real, Golden Eagle, Aigle royal 
                                  Species Aquila clanga Pallas, 1811 – Greater Spotted Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila fasciata Vieillot, 1822 – Bonelli's Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila gurneyi G. R. Gray, 1861 – Gurney's Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila hastata (Lesson, 1831) – Indian Spotted Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila heliaca Savigny, 1809 – Asian Imperial Eagle, Eastern Imperial Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila nipalensis Hodgson, 1833 – Steppe Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila pomarina C. L. Brehm, 1831 – Lesser Spotted Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila rapax (Temminck, 1828) – Tawny Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila spilogaster (Bonaparte, 1850) – African Hawk-Eagle 
                                  Species Aquila verreauxii Lesson, 1831 – Verreaux's Eagle 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aquila    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Aquila    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aquila   
  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: Aquila   
  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: Aquila   
  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: Aquila   

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