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Aerodramus  Oberholser, 1906
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178017

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Edible-nest Swiftlets [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderApodiformes  – Swifts, Hummingbirds  
                            FamilyApodidae  – Swifts  
                                  GenusAerodramus Oberholser, 1906 – Edible-nest Swiftlets  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesAerodramus amelis (Oberholser, 1906) – Ameline Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus bartschi (Mearns, 1909) – Mariana Swiftlet, Vanikoro 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus brevirostris (Horsfield, 1840) – Himalayan Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus ceramensis (van Oort, 1911) – Seram Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus elaphrus (Oberholser, 1906) – Seychelles Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus francicus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Mascarene Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus fuciphagus (Thunberg, 1812) – Edible-nest Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus germani (Oustalet, 1876) – Germain's Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus hirundinaceus (Stresemann, 1914) – Mountain Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus infuscatus (Salvadori, 1880) – Moluccan Swiftlet, Halmahera Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus inquietus (Kittlitz, 1858) – Island Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus leucophaeus (Peale, 1849) – Tahiti Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus maximus (Hume, 1878) – Black-nest Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus mearnsi (Oberholser, 1912) – Philippine Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus nuditarsus (Salomonsen, 1962) – Bare-legged Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus ocistus (Oberholser, 1906) – Marquesan Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus orientalis (Mayr, 1935) – Mayr's Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus papuensis (Rand, 1941) – Three-toed Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus pelewensis (Mayr, 1935) – Palau Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus salangana (Streubel, 1848) – Mossy-nest Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus sawtelli (Holyoak, 1974) – Atiu Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus sororum (Stresemann, 1931) – Sulawesi Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus spodiopygius (Peale, 1849) – White-rumped Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus terraereginae (E. P. Ramsay, 1875) – Australian Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus unicolor (Jerdon, 1840) – Indian Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus vanikorensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) – Gray Swiftlet, Uniform Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus vulcanorum (Stresemann, 1926) – Volcano Swiftlet 
                                     SpeciesAerodramus whiteheadi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1895) – Whitehead's Swiftlet 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aerodramus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Aerodramus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 11.1), website (version 11.1)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2021. IOC World Bird List (v 11.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.11.1. Available at [Accessed 28 May, 2021]   
  Reference for: Aerodramus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aerodramus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2020.04.03, website (version 03-Apr-20)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Aerodramus   
  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: Aerodramus, Edible-nest Swiftlets [English]   

 Geographic Information
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