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Porzana  Vieillot, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176240

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Nesophylax Murphy, 1924
    Poliolimnas Sharpe, 1893
  Common Name(s): Soras [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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGruiformes  – Cranes, Rails, grues, râles  
                            FamilyRallidae  – Coots, Rails, foulques, gallinules, râles, Waterhens  
                               GenusPorzana Vieillot, 1816 – Soras  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesPorzana albicollis (Vieillot, 1819) – Ash-throated Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana atra North, 1908 – Red-eyed Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana bicolor Walden, 1872 – Black-tailed Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana carolina (Linnaeus, 1758) – Polluela sora, Sora, marouette de Caroline 
                                  SpeciesPorzana cinerea (Vieillot, 1819) – White-browed Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana flaviventer (Boddaert, 1783) – Yellow-breasted Crake, Polluela pecho amarillo 
                                  SpeciesPorzana fluminea Gould, 1843 – Australian Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana fusca (Linnaeus, 1766) – Ruddy-breasted Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana monasa (Kittlitz, 1858) – Kosrae Rail 
                                  SpeciesPorzana palmeri (Frohawk, 1892) – Laysan Rail 
                                  SpeciesPorzana parva (Scopoli, 1769) – Little Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana paykullii (Ljungh, 1813) – Band-bellied Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana porzana (Linnaeus, 1766) – Spotted Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana pusilla (Pallas, 1776) – Baillon's Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana sandwichensis (Gmelin, 1789) – Hawaiian Rail 
                                  SpeciesPorzana spiloptera Durnford, 1877 – Dot-winged Crake 
                                  SpeciesPorzana tabuensis (Gmelin, 1789) – Sooty Rail, Spotless Crake 

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

 Geographic Information
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