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Caprimulgus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177959

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Macrodipteryx Swainson, 1837
 
  Common Name(s): Nightjars [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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCaprimulgiformes   
                            FamilyCaprimulgidae  – Nightjars  
                               GenusCaprimulgus Linnaeus, 1758 – Nightjars  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Caprimulgus aegyptius M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823 – Egyptian Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus affinis Horsfield, 1821 – Savanna Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus andamanicus Hume, 1873 – Andaman Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus asiaticus Latham, 1790 – Indian Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus atripennis Jerdon, 1845 – Jerdon's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus batesi Sharpe, 1906 – Bates's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus celebensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1894 – Sulawesi Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus centralasicus Vaurie, 1960 – Vaurie's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus clarus Reichenow, 1892 – Slender-tailed Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus climacurus Vieillot, 1824 – Long-tailed Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus concretus Bonaparte, 1850 – Bonaparte's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus donaldsoni Sharpe, 1895 – Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus europaeus Linnaeus, 1758 – European Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus eximius Temminck, 1826 – Golden Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus fossii Hartlaub, 1857 – Square-tailed Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus fraenatus Salvadori, 1884 – Sombre Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus indicus Latham, 1790 – Jungle Nightjar, Grey Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus inornatus Heuglin, 1869 – Plain Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus jotaka Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 – Grey Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus longipennis Shaw, 1796 – Standard-winged Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus macrurus Horsfield, 1821 – Large-tailed Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus madagascariensis Sganzin, 1840 – Madagascar Nightjar, Madagascan Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus mahrattensis Sykes, 1832 – Sykes's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus manillensis Walden, 1875 – Philippine Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus meesi Sangster & Rozendaal, 2004 – Mees's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus natalensis A. Smith, 1845 – Swamp Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus nigriscapularis Reichenow, 1893 – Black-shouldered Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus nubicus M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823 – Nubian Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus pectoralis Cuvier, 1816 – Fiery-necked Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus phalaena Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872 – Palau Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus poliocephalus Rüppell, 1840 – Montane Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus prigoginei Louette, 1990 – Prigogine's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus pulchellus Salvadori, 1879 – Salvadori's Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus ruficollis Temminck, 1820 – Red-necked Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus rufigena A. Smith, 1845 – Rufous-cheeked Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus solala Ash Safford, Telfer Duckworth & Zewdie, 1995 – Nechisar Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus stellatus Blundell & Lovat, 1899 – Star-spotted Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus tristigma Rüppell, 1840 – Freckled Nightjar 
                                  Species Caprimulgus vexillarius (Gould, 1838) – Pennant-winged Nightjar 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Caprimulgus    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Caprimulgus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 8.2), website (version 8.2), website (version 8.2)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2018. IOC World Bird List (v 8.2). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 26 Jun, 2018]   
  Reference for: Caprimulgus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Caprimulgus   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2018.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-18)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Caprimulgus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Caprimulgus   
       

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