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Gallinago  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176698

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Capella Frenzel, 1801
  Common Name(s): Snipes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyScolopacidae Rafinesque, 1815 – Sandpipers, bécasseaux, Snipes  
                               GenusGallinago Brisson, 1760 – Snipes  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Gallinago andina Taczanowski, 1875 – Puna Snipe, Bécassine de la puna, Agachadiza de la puna, narcejao-o-galinhola 
                                  Species Gallinago delicata (Ord, 1825) – Wilson's Snipe, Bécassine de Wilson, Agachadiza de Wilson, narceja-de-wilson 
                                  Species Gallinago gallinago (Linnaeus, 1758) – Agachona común, Common Snipe, Bécassine des marais, Agachadiza común, narceja-comum 
                                  Species Gallinago hardwickii (J. E. Gray, 1831) – Latham's Snipe, Japanese Snipe, Bécassine du Japon, Agachadiza japonesa, narceja-grande 
                                  Species Gallinago imperialis P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869 – Imperial Snipe, Bécassine impériale, Agachadiza imperial, narceja-imperial 
                                  Species Gallinago jamesoni (Jardine & Bonaparte, 1855) – Andean Snipe, Jameson's Snipe, Bécassine des paramos, Agachadiza andina, narceja-andina 
                                  Species Gallinago macrodactyla Bonaparte, 1839 – Madagascar Snipe, Bécassine malgache, Agachadiza malgache, narceja-malgaxe 
                                  Species Gallinago magellanica (P. P. King, 1828) – Magellanic Snipe, Bécassine de Magellan 
                                  Species Gallinago media (Latham, 1787) – Great Snipe, Bécassine double, Agachadiza real, narceja-real 
                                  Species Gallinago megala Swinhoe, 1861 – Swinhoe's Snipe, Bécassine de Swinhoe, Agachadiza del Baikal, narceja-de-swinhoe 
                                  Species Gallinago nemoricola Hodgson, 1836 – Wood Snipe, Bécassine des bois, Agachadiza del Himalaya, narceja-do-bosque 
                                  Species Gallinago nigripennis Bonaparte, 1839 – African Snipe, Bécassine africaine, Agachadiza africana, narceja-africana 
                                  Species Gallinago nobilis P. L. Sclater, 1856 – Noble Snipe, Bécassine noble, Agachadiza noble, narceja-nobre 
                                  Species Gallinago paraguaiae (Vieillot, 1816) – South American Snipe, Bécassine du Paraguay, Agachadiza paraguaya, narceja, batuíra, Paraguayan Snipe, Pantanal Snipe 
                                  Species Gallinago solitaria Hodgson, 1831 – Solitary Snipe, Bécassine solitaire, Agachadiza solitaria, narceja-solitária 
                                  Species Gallinago stenura (Bonaparte, 1831) – Pin-tailed Snipe, Bécassine à queue pointue, Agachadiza colirrara, narceja-siberiana, Pintail Snipe 
                                  Species Gallinago stricklandii (G. R. Gray, 1845) – Fuegian Snipe, Bécassine de Strickland, Agachadiza fueguina, narceja-fueguina 
                                  Species Gallinago undulata (Boddaert, 1783) – Giant Snipe, Bécassine géante, Agachadiza gigante, narcejão 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Gallinago    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Gallinago    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Gallinago   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gallinago   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Gallinago   
  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: Gallinago   

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