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Eurypyga helias  (Pallas, 1781)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176409

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ardea helias Pallas, 1781
  Common Name(s): Ave sol [Spanish]
    Sunbittern [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                            FamilyEurypygidae  – Sunbittern  
                               GenusEurypyga Illiger, 1811  
                                  SpeciesEurypyga helias (Pallas, 1781) – Ave sol, Sunbittern  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Eurypyga helias helias (Pallas, 1781)  
                                     Subspecies Eurypyga helias major Hartlaub, 1844  
                                     Subspecies Eurypyga helias meridionalis von Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1902  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Eurypyga helias    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Sunbittern[English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Ave sol[Spanish]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.4), website (version 5.4), website (version 5.4)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.1). Available at [Accessed 01 February, 2015]   
  Reference for: Eurypyga helias, Sunbittern [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Eurypyga helias   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Eurypyga helias   
  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   
  Reference for: Eurypyga helias, Sunbittern [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Eurypyga helias, Sunbittern [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  






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