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Glaucidium  F. Boie, 1826
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177901

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Pygmy-Owls [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderStrigiformes  – Owls, chouettes, engoulevents, hiboux, Goatsuckers  
                            FamilyStrigidae  – Typical Owls, strigidés, Owls  
                                  GenusGlaucidium F. Boie, 1826 – Pygmy-Owls  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Glaucidium albertinum Prigogine, 1983 – Albertine Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium bolivianum C. König, 1991 – Yungas Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium brasilianum (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) – Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl, Tecolote bajeńo, Ferruginous Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium brodiei (Burton, 1836) – Collared Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium californicum P. L. Sclater, 1857 – Northern Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium capense (A. Smith, 1834) – African Barred Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium castanopterum (Horsfield, 1821) – Javan Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium castanotum (Blyth, 1850) – Chestnut-backed Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium cobanense Sharpe, 1875 – Guatemalan Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium costaricanum L. Kelso, 1937 – Costa Rican Pygmy-Owl, Costa Rican Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium cuculoides (Vigors, 1831) – Asian Barred Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium gnoma Wagler, 1832 – Northern Pygmy-Owl, Tecolote serrano, Mountain Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium griseiceps Sharpe, 1875 – Tecolote mesoamericano, Central American Pygmy Owl, Central American Pygmy-Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium hardyi Vielliard, 1989 – Amazonian Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium hoskinsii Brewster, 1888 – Baja Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium jardinii (Bonaparte, 1855) – Andean Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium minutissimum (zu Wied-Neuwied, 1830) – East Brazilian Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium mooreorum Silva, Coelho & Gonzaga, 2003 – Pernambuco Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium nana (P. P. King, 1827) – Austral Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium nubicola Robbins & Stiles, 1999 – Cloud-forest Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium palmarum Nelson, 1901 – Tecolote colimense, Colima Pygmy-Owl, Colima Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium parkeri Robbins & S. N. G. Howell, 1995 – Subtropical Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium passerinum (Linnaeus, 1758) – Eurasian Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium perlatum (Vieillot, 1817) – Pearl-spotted Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium peruanum C. König, 1991 – Pacific Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium radiatum (Tickell, 1833) – Jungle Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium sanchezi Lowery & R. J. Newman, 1949 – Tecolote tamaulipeco, Tamaulipas Pygmy-Owl, Tamaulipas Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium siju (d'Orbigny, 1839) – Cuban Pygmy-Owl, Cuban Pygmy Owl 
                                     Species Glaucidium sjostedti Reichenow, 1893 – Sjostedt's Barred Owlet 
                                     Species Glaucidium tephronotum Sharpe, 1875 – Red-chested Owlet 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Glaucidium    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Glaucidium    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 8.1), website (version 8.1), website (version 8.1)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2018. IOC World Bird List (v 8.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.8.1. Available at [Accessed 22 January, 2018]   
  Reference for: Glaucidium   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Glaucidium   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.08.07, website (version 07-Aug-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Glaucidium   
  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: Glaucidium   

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