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Columbina  von Spix, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177151

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Scardafella Bonaparte, 1855
  Common Name(s): Ground-Doves [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderColumbiformes  – Doves, colombes, pigeons, Pigeons  
                            FamilyColumbidae  – Doves, colombes, pigeons  
                                  GenusColumbina von Spix, 1825 – Ground-Doves  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Columbina buckleyi (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1877) – Ecuadorian Ground Dove 
                                     Species Columbina cruziana (Prévost, 1842) – Croaking Ground Dove 
                                     Species Columbina cyanopis (Pelzeln, 1870) – Blue-eyed Ground Dove 
                                     Species Columbina inca (R. Lesson, 1847) – Inca Dove, Tórtola cola larga 
                                     Species Columbina minuta (Linnaeus, 1766) – Tórtola pecho liso, Plain-breasted Ground-Dove, Plain-breasted Ground Dove 
                                     Species Columbina passerina (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Ground-Dove, Tórtola coquita, Common Ground Dove 
                                     Species Columbina picui (Temminck, 1813) – Picui Ground Dove 
                                     Species Columbina squammata (R. Lesson, 1831) – Scaled Dove 
                                     Species Columbina talpacoti (Temminck, 1810) – Ruddy Ground-Dove, Tórtola rojiza, Ruddy Ground Dove 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Columbina    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Columbina    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 10.1), website (version 10.1), website (version 10.1)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2020. IOC World Bird List (v 10.1). Available at [Accessed 01 April, 2020]   
  Reference for: Columbina   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Columbina   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2020.04.03, website (version 03-Apr-20)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Columbina   
  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: Columbina   

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