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Columbina passerina  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177152

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Common Ground-Dove [English]
    Tórtola coquita [Spanish]
    Common Ground Dove [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                     SpeciesColumbina passerina (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Ground-Dove, Tórtola coquita, Common Ground Dove  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina albivitta (Bonaparte, 1855)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina antillarum (Lowe, 1908)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina bahamensis (Maynard, 1887)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina exigua (Riley, 1905)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina griseola von Spix, 1825  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina insularis (Ridgway, 1888)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina jamaicensis (Maynard, 1899)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina nana (Todd, 1913)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina neglecta (Carriker, 1910)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina nigrirostris (Danforth, 1935)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina pallescens (S. F. Baird, 1860)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina parvula (Todd, 1913)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina passerina (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina portoricensis (Lowe, 1908)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina quitensis (Todd, 1913)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina socorroensis (Ridgway, 1887)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina trochila (Bonaparte, 1855)  
                                        Subspecies Columbina passerina umbrina Buden, 1985  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Columbina passerina    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Columbina passerina    
  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: Common Ground-Dove[English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Tórtola coquita[Spanish]   
  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 passerina, Common Ground Dove [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Columbina passerina   
  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 passerina   
  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 passerina   
  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: Columbina passerina, Common Ground Dove [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    Middle America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Incidental  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  






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