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Penelope  Merrem, 1786
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175727

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGalliformes  – Fowls, Gallinaceous Birds, gallinacées, volaille  
                            FamilyCracidae  – Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans  
                                  GenusPenelope Merrem, 1786  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Penelope albipennis Taczanowski, 1878 – White-winged Guan 
                                     Species Penelope argyrotis (Bonaparte, 1856) – Band-tailed Guan 
                                     Species Penelope barbata Chapman, 1921 – Bearded Guan 
                                     Species Penelope dabbenei Hellmayr & Conover, 1942 – Red-faced Guan 
                                     Species Penelope jacquacu Spix, 1825 – Spix's Guan 
                                     Species Penelope jacucaca Spix, 1825 – White-browed Guan 
                                     Species Penelope marail (Statius Muller, 1776) – Marail Guan 
                                     Species Penelope montagnii (Bonaparte, 1856) – Andean Guan 
                                     Species Penelope obscura Temminck, 1815 – Dusky-legged Guan 
                                     Species Penelope ochrogaster Pelzeln, 1870 – Chestnut-bellied Guan 
                                     Species Penelope ortoni Salvin, 1874 – Baudo Guan 
                                     Species Penelope perspicax Bangs, 1911 – Cauca Guan 
                                     Species Penelope pileata Wagler, 1830 – White-crested Guan 
                                     Species Penelope purpurascens Wagler, 1830 – Crested Guan, Pava cojolita 
                                     Species Penelope superciliaris Temminck, 1815 – Rusty-margined Guan 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Penelope    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Penelope   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.11.09, website (version 09-Nov-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
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