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Falco  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175598

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Falcons [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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderFalconiformes  – Falcons, Falconiforms, faucons  
                            FamilyFalconidae Leach, 1820 – Caracaras, Falcons  
                               SubfamilyFalconinae Leach, 1820  
                                  GenusFalco Linnaeus, 1758 – Falcons  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Falco alopex (Heuglin, 1861) – Lesser Kestrel, Fox Kestrel, Crécerelle renard, Cernícalo zorruno, francelho-vulpino 
                                     Species Falco amurensis Radde, 1863 – Amur Falcon, Faucon de l'Amour, Cernícalo del Amur, falcão-do-amur 
                                     Species Falco araeus (Oberholser, 1917) – Seychelles Kestrel, Crécerelle des Seychelles, Cernícalo de las Seychelles, francelho-das-seychelles 
                                     Species Falco ardosiaceus Vieillot, 1823 – Grey Kestrel, Faucon ardoisé, Cernícalo pizarroso, francelho-cinzento, Gray Kestrel 
                                     Species Falco berigora Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – Brown Falcon, Faucon bérigora, Halcón berigora, falcão-marrom 
                                     Species Falco biarmicus Temminck, 1825 – Lanner Falcon, Faucon lanier, Halcón borní, alfaneque 
                                     Species Falco cenchroides Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – Australian Falcon, Nankeen Kestrel, Crécerelle d'Australie, Cernícalo australiano, francelho-de-barba-cinzenta 
                                     Species Falco cherrug J. E. Gray, 1834 – Saker Falcon, Faucon sacre, Halcón sacre, sacre 
                                     Species Falco chicquera Daudin, 1800 – Red-necked Falcon, Faucon chicquera, Alcotán turumti, falcão-de-nuca-vermelha, Red-headed Falcon 
                                     Species Falco columbarius Linnaeus, 1758 – Merlin, Halcón esmerejón, Faucon émerillon, Esmerejón, esmerilhão 
                                     Species Falco concolor Temminck, 1825 – Sooty Falcon, Faucon concolore, Halcón pizarroso, falcão-sombrio 
                                     Species Falco cuvierii A. Smith, 1830 – African Hobby, Faucon de Cuvier, Alcotán africano, ógea-africana 
                                     Species Falco deiroleucus Temminck, 1825 – Orange-breasted Falcon, Halcón pecho rufo, Faucon orangé, Halcón pechirrojo, falcão-de-peito-laranja 
                                     Species Falco dickinsoni P. L. Sclater, 1864 – Dickinson's Kestrel, Faucon de Dickinson, Cernícalo dorsinegro, falcão-de-dickinson 
                                     Species Falco duboisi Cowles, 1994 – Reunion Kestrel, Crécerelle de la Réunion, Cernícalo de Reunión 
                                     Species Falco eleonorae Géné, 1839 – Eleonora's Falcon, Faucon d'Éléonore, Halcón de Eleonora, falcão-da-rainha 
                                     Species Falco fasciinucha Reichenow & Neumann, 1895 – Taita Falcon, Faucon taita, Halcón taita, falcão-de-taita 
                                     Species Falco femoralis Temminck, 1822 – Aplomado Falcon, Halcón fajado, Faucon aplomado, Halcón aleto, falcão-de-coleira 
                                     Species Falco hypoleucos Gould, 1841 – Grey Falcon, Faucon gris, Halcón gris, falcão-cinzento, Gray Falcon 
                                     Species Falco jugger J. E. Gray, 1834 – Laggar Falcon, Faucon laggar, Halcón yággar, falcão-lágar 
                                     Species Falco longipennis Swainson, 1838 – Australian Hobby, Petit Faucon, Alcotán australiano, ógea-australiana 
                                     Species Falco mexicanus Schlegel, 1850 – Prairie Falcon, Halcón mexicano, Faucon des prairies, falcão-das-pradarias 
                                     Species Falco moluccensis (Bonaparte, 1850) – Spotted Kestrel, Crécerelle des Moluques, Cernícalo moluqueño, francelho-pintado 
                                     Species Falco naumanni J. G. Fleischer, 1818 – Lesser Kestrel, Faucon crécerellette, Cernícalo primilla, francelho 
                                     Species Falco newtoni (Gurney Sr, 1863) – Madagascan Kestrel, Malagasy Kestrel, Madagascar Kestrel, Crécerelle malgache, Cernícalo de Aldabra, francelho-malgaxe 
                                     Species Falco novaeseelandiae J. F. Gmelin, 1788 – New Zealand Falcon, Faucon de Nouvelle-Zélande, Halcón maorí, falcão-neozelandês 
                                     Species Falco peregrinus Tunstall, 1771 – Peregrine Falcon, Halcón peregrino, Faucon pèlerin, falcão-peregrino 
                                     Species Falco punctatus Temminck, 1821 – Mauritius Kestrel, Crécerelle de Maurice, Cernícalo de la Mauricio, francelho-das-maurício 
                                     Species Falco rufigularis Daudin, 1800 – Bat Falcon, Halcón enano, Faucon des chauves-souris, Halcón murcielaguero, cauré 
                                     Species Falco rupicoloides A. Smith, 1829 – Greater Kestrel, Crécerelle aux yeux blancs, Cernícalo ojiblanco, peneireiro-grande 
                                     Species Falco rupicolus Daudin, 1800 – Rock Kestrel, Crécerelle des rochers, Cernícalo Africano, peneireiro-vulgar 
                                     Species Falco rusticolus Linnaeus, 1758 – Gyrfalcon, Faucon gerfaut, Halcón gerifalte, gerifalte 
                                     Species Falco severus Horsfield, 1821 – Oriental Hobby, Faucon aldrovandin, Alcotán filipino, ógea-oriental 
                                     Species Falco sparverius Linnaeus, 1758 – American Kestrel, Cernícalo americano, Crécerelle d'Amérique, quiriquiri, peneireiro-americano 
                                     Species Falco subbuteo Linnaeus, 1758 – Northern Hobby, Eurasian Hobby, Faucon hobereau, Alcotán europeo, ógea 
                                     Species Falco subniger G. R. Gray, 1843 – Black Falcon, Faucon noir, Halcón negro, falcão-preto 
                                     Species Falco tinnunculus Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Kestrel, Common Kestrel, Faucon crécerelle, Cernícalo vulgar, peneireiro-de-dorso-malhado, peneireiro 
                                     Species Falco vespertinus Linnaeus, 1766 – Red-footed Falcon, Faucon kobez, Cernícalo patirrojo, falcão-verpertino 
                                     Species Falco zoniventris W. Peters, 1854 – Banded Kestrel, Faucon à ventre rayé, Cernícalo malgache, francelho-listrado 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Falco    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Falco    
       
  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). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Falco   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Falco   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.06, website (version 06-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Falco   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Falco, Falcons [English]   
       

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