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Rallidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176205

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Coots [English]
 
    Rails [English]
 
    foulques [French]
 
    gallinules [French]
 
    râles [French]
 
    Waterhens [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGruiformes  – Cranes, Rails, grues, râles  
                            FamilyRallidae  – Coots, Rails, foulques, gallinules, râles, Waterhens  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAenigmatolimnas J. L. Peters, 1932  
                               GenusAmaurolimnas Sharpe, 1893  
                               GenusAmaurornis Reichenbach, 1853  
                               GenusAnurolimnas Sharpe, 1893  
                               GenusAramides Pucheran, 1845  
                               GenusAramidopsis Sharpe, 1893  
                               GenusAtlantisia Lowe, 1923  
                               GenusCanirallus Bonaparte, 1856  
                               GenusCoturnicops G. R. Gray, 1855 – Yellow Rails 
                               GenusCrex Bechstein, 1803 – Corn Crakes 
                               GenusCyanolimnas Barbour & J. L. Peters, 1927  
                               GenusDryolimnas Sharpe, 1893  
                               GenusEulabeornis Gould, 1844  
                               GenusFulica Linnaeus, 1758 – Coots 
                               GenusGallicrex Blyth, 1852  
                               GenusGallinula Brisson, 1760 – Moorhens 
                               GenusGallirallus Lafresnaye, 1841  
                               GenusGymnocrex Salvadori, 1875  
                               GenusHabroptila G. R. Gray, 1861  
                               GenusHimantornis Hartlaub, 1855  
                               GenusLaterallus G. R. Gray, 1855 – Black Rails 
                               GenusLewinia G. R. Gray, 1855  
                               GenusMegacrex Albertis & Salvadori, 1879  
                               GenusMicropygia Bonaparte, 1856  
                               GenusNeocrex P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869 – Paint-billed Crakes 
                               GenusNesoclopeus J. L. Peters, 1932  
                               GenusPardirallus Bonaparte, 1856 – Spotted Rails 
                               GenusPorphyrio Brisson, 1760 – Swamphens 
                               GenusPorzana Vieillot, 1816 – Soras 
                               GenusRallina G. R. Gray, 1846 – Red-legged Crakes 
                               GenusRallus Linnaeus, 1758 – Greater Rails 
                               GenusRougetius Bonaparte, 1856  
                               GenusSarothrura Heine, 1890  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Rallidae    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Rallidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: foulques[French], gallinules [French], râles [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rallidae   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.07.04, website (version 04-Jul-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Rallidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Rallidae   
       
  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: Rallidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rallidae, Coots [English]   
       

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