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Pterocles  Temminck, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177044

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Sandgrouse [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPteroclidiformes  – Sandgrouse  
                            FamilyPteroclididae  – Sandgrouse  
                               GenusPterocles Temminck, 1815 – Sandgrouse  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Pterocles alchata (Linnaeus, 1766) – Pin-tailed Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles bicinctus Temminck, 1815 – Double-banded Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles burchelli W. L. Sclater, 1922 – Burchell's Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles coronatus Lichtenstein, 1823 – Crowned Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles decoratus Cabanis, 1868 – Black-faced Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles exustus Temminck, 1825 – Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Ganga à ventre brun 
                                  Species Pterocles gutturalis A. Smith, 1836 – Yellow-throated Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles indicus (Gmelin, 1789) – Painted Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles lichtensteinii Temminck, 1825 – Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles namaqua (Gmelin, 1789) – Namaqua Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles orientalis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Black-bellied Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles personatus Gould, 1843 – Madagascar Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles quadricinctus Temminck, 1815 – Four-banded Sandgrouse 
                                  Species Pterocles senegallus (Linnaeus, 1771) – Spotted Sandgrouse 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Pterocles    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Pterocles    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pterocles   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2010.06.27, website (version 27-Jun-10)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Pterocles   
  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: Pterocles   
  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: Pterocles   

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