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Passeriformes 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178265

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Eurylami
 
    Tyranni
 
    Menurae
 
    Oscines
 
  Common Name(s): Perching Birds [English]
 
    passereaux [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
    Direct Children:  
                            FamilyAcanthisittidae   
                            FamilyAcanthizidae Bonaparte, 1854  
                            FamilyAcrocephalidae Salvin, 1882  
                            FamilyAegithalidae  – Bushtits 
                            FamilyAegithinidae G. R. Gray, 1869  
                            FamilyAlaudidae Vigors, 1825 – Larks 
                            FamilyArcanatoridae   
                            FamilyArtamidae Vigors, 1825 – Woodswallows 
                            FamilyAtrichornithidae   
                            FamilyBernieridae Cibois, David, Gergory & Pasquet, 2010  
                            FamilyBombycillidae Swainson, 1831 – Waxwings 
                            FamilyBuphagidae Lesson, 1828  
                            FamilyCalcariidae  – Longspurs, Snow Buntings 
                            FamilyCallaeatidae Sundevall, 1836 – Wattled Crows 
                            FamilyCampephagidae Vigors, 1825 – Cuckoo-Shrikes, Cuckooshrikes 
                            FamilyCardinalidae  – Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Saltators, Cardinal-Grosbeaks 
                            FamilyCerthiidae Leach, 1820 – Creepers, grimpereaux 
                            FamilyCettiidae   
                            FamilyChaetopidae   
                            FamilyChloropseidae Wetmore, 1960  
                            FamilyCinclidae Sundevall, 1836 – Dippers 
                            FamilyCisticolidae Sundevall, 1872  
                            FamilyClimacteridae   
                            FamilyCnemophilidae Mayr, 1962  
                            FamilyCoerebidae  – Bananaquits, Bananaquit 
                            FamilyConopophagidae Sclater & Salvin, 1873  
                            FamilyCorcoracidae Mathews, 1925  
                            FamilyCorvidae Leach, 1820 – Crows, Jays, Magpies, corneilles, geais, pies 
                            FamilyCotingidae   
                            FamilyCracticidae Chenu & Des Murs, 1853  
                            FamilyDasyornithidae   
                            FamilyDicaeidae Bonaparte, 1853  
                            FamilyDicruridae Vigors, 1825 – Drongos 
                            FamilyDonacobiidae Aleixo & Pacheco, 2006  
                            FamilyDulidae P. L. Sclater, 1862  
                            FamilyEmberizidae  – Emberizid Finches, American Sparrows, Towhees, Buntings, New World Sparrows 
                            FamilyErythrocercidae Fregin, Haase, Olsson & Alström, 2012  
                            FamilyEstrildidae Bonaparte, 1850 – Waxbills, Munias 
                            FamilyEupetidae   
                            FamilyEurylaimidae   
                            FamilyFormicariidae G. R. Gray, 1840  
                            FamilyFringillidae Leach, 1820 – gros-becs, moineaux, roselins, Old World Finches, Finches, Hawaiian Honeycreepers 
                            FamilyFurnariidae   
                            FamilyGrallariidae P. L. Sclater & O. Salvin, 1873  
                            FamilyHirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                            FamilyHyliotidae   
                            FamilyHylocitreidae   
                            FamilyHypocoliidae Delacour & Amadon, 1949  
                            FamilyIcteridae  – American Blackbirds, Orioles, New World Blackbirds 
                            FamilyIrenidae Jerdon, 1863  
                            FamilyLaniidae Rafinesque, 1815 – Shrikes 
                            FamilyLeiothrichidae Swainson, 1832  
                            FamilyLocustellidae Bonaparte, 1875  
                            FamilyMachaerirhynchidae   
                            FamilyMacrosphenidae Wolters, 1983  
                            FamilyMalaconotidae Swainson, 1824  
                            FamilyMaluridae   
                            FamilyMelanocharitidae Sibley & Ahlquist, 1985  
                            FamilyMelanopareiidae Ericson et al., 2010  
                            FamilyMeliphagidae  – Honeyeaters 
                            FamilyMenuridae   
                            FamilyMimidae Bonaparte, 1853 – Mockingbirds, Thrashers 
                            FamilyMohoidae R. C. Fleischer H. F. James & S. L. Olson, 2008 – Oos 
                            FamilyMonarchidae Bonaparte, 1854  
                            FamilyMotacillidae Horsfield, 1821 – Pipits, Wagtails 
                            FamilyMuscicapidae Fleming, 1822 – Old World Flycatchers, Chats 
                            FamilyNectariniidae Vigors, 1825  
                            FamilyNeosittidae Ridgway, 1904  
                            FamilyNicatoridae   
                            FamilyNotiomystidae A. Driskell, Christidis, Gill, Boles, Barker, & Longmore, 2007  
                            FamilyOreoicidae   
                            FamilyOriolidae Vigors, 1825  
                            FamilyOrthonychidae G. R. Gray, 1840  
                            FamilyPachycephalidae Swainson, 1831  
                            FamilyPanuridae Des Murs, 1860  
                            FamilyParadisaeidae Vigors, 1825  
                            FamilyParamythiidae P. L. Sclater, 1893  
                            FamilyPardalotidae Strickland, 1842  
                            FamilyParidae Vigors, 1825 – Chickadees, Titmice, Tits 
                            FamilyParulidae  – New World Warblers, Wood-Warblers 
                            FamilyPasseridae Rafinesque, 1815  
                            FamilyPellorneidae Vigors & Delacour, 1946  
                            FamilyPetroicidae Mathews, 1920  
                            FamilyPeucedramidae Wolters, 1980 – Olive Warbler 
                            FamilyPhilepittidae   
                            FamilyPhylloscopidae   
                            FamilyPicathartidae Lowe, 1938  
                            FamilyPipridae   
                            FamilyPittidae   
                            FamilyPityriaseidae Mayr & Amadon, 1951  
                            FamilyPlatysteiridae Mathews, 1922  
                            FamilyPloceidae Sundevall, 1836 – Bishops, Weavers, Widowbirds 
                            FamilyPnoepygidae   
                            FamilyPolioptilidae S. F. Baird, 1858 – Gnatcatchers, gobe-mouches 
                            FamilyPomatostomidae Schodde, 1975  
                            FamilyPrionopidae Swainson, 1824  
                            FamilyPromeropidae Vigors, 1825  
                            FamilyPrunellidae Richmond, 1908 – Accentors 
                            FamilyPsophodidae Bonaparte, 1854  
                            FamilyPtilogonatidae Baird, 1858 – Silky-Flycatchers 
                            FamilyPtilonorhynchidae  – Bowerbirds 
                            FamilyPycnonotidae G. R. Gray, 1840 – Bulbuls 
                            FamilyRegulidae Vigors, 1825 – Kinglets, Goldcrests, roitelets 
                            FamilyRemizidae Olphe-Galliard, 1891 – Penduline Tits, Verdins 
                            FamilyRhinocryptidae Wetmore, 1930  
                            FamilyRhipiduridae Sundevall, 1872  
                            FamilySapayoaidae   
                            FamilyScotocercidae Fregin, Haase, Olsson & Alström, 2012  
                            FamilySittidae Lesson, 1828 – Nuthatches 
                            FamilyStenostiridae   
                            FamilySturnidae Rafinesque, 1815 – étourneaux, Starlings 
                            FamilySylviidae Leach, 1820 – fauvettes, gobe-mouches, Sylviid Babblers 
                            FamilyTephrodornithidae   
                            FamilyThamnophilidae Swainson, 1824  
                            FamilyThraupidae  – Tanagers 
                            FamilyTichodromidae Swainson, 1827  
                            FamilyTimaliidae Vigors & Horsfield, 1827  
                            FamilyTroglodytidae Swainson, 1832 – Wrens 
                            FamilyTurdidae   
                            FamilyTyrannidae  – Tyrant Flycatchers, tyrans gobe-mouches 
                            FamilyUrocynchramidae   
                            FamilyVangidae   
                            FamilyViduidae   
                            FamilyVireonidae  – Greenlets, Vireos 
                            FamilyZosteropidae Bonaparte, 1853 – White-eyes 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Passeriformes    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Passeriformes    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: passereaux[French]   
       
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Passeriformes   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Passeriformes   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Passeriformes   
       
  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: Passeriformes, Perching Birds [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, E. C., and L. Christidis, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 4th Edition, Vol. 2 Passerines   
  Page(s): lii + 752   
  Publisher: Aves Press   
  Publication Place: Eastbourne, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780956861122   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Passeriformes, Perching Birds [English]   
       

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