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Polyborus  Vieillot, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175688

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Caracaras [English]
 
  Valid Name: Caracara Merrem, 1826
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Polyborus   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Polyborus, Caracaras [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, Richard C., and Carla J. Dove  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title: The generic name for Caracaras (Aves: Falconidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, vol. 105, no. 3   
  Page(s): 420-425   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0006-324X   
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  Reference for: Polyborus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Banks and Dove (1992) state that "the generic name Polyborus Vieillot, 1816, is based on a type species of uncertain identity [...] and must be replaced by Caracara Merrem, 1826"  
 

 

   

 
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