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Tyrannidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178277

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Elaeniinae
 
    Fluvicolinae
 
    Tyranninae
 
    Platyrinchinae
 
  Common Name(s): Tyrant Flycatchers [English]
 
    tyrans gobe-mouches [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 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  
                            FamilyTyrannidae  – Tyrant Flycatchers, tyrans gobe-mouches  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Agriornis Gould, 1839  
                               Genus Alectrurus Vieillot, 1816  
                               Genus Anairetes Reichenbach, 1850  
                               Genus Aphanotriccus Ridgway, 1905  
                               Genus Arundinicola Orbigny, 1840  
                               Genus Atalotriccus Ridgway, 1905  
                               Genus Attila Lesson, 1831  
                               Genus Camptostoma P. L. Sclater, 1857 – Beardless-Tyrannulets 
                               Genus Capsiempis Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               Genus Casiornis Des Murs, 1856  
                               Genus Cnemarchus Ridgway, 1905  
                               Genus Cnemotriccus Hellmayr, 1927  
                               Genus Cnipodectes P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1873  
                               Genus Colonia J. E. Gray, 1828  
                               Genus Colorhamphus Sundevall, 1872  
                               Genus Conopias Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               Genus Contopus Cabanis, 1855 – Pewees 
                               Genus Corythopis Sundevall, 1836  
                               Genus Culicivora Swainson, 1827  
                               Genus Deltarhynchus Ridgway, 1893  
                               Genus Elaenia Sundevall, 1836 – Elaenias 
                               Genus Empidonax Cabanis, 1855 – Empidonax Flycatchers 
                               Genus Empidonomus Cabanis & Heine, 1859 – Variegated Flycatchers 
                               Genus Euscarthmus Wied-Neuwied, 1831  
                               Genus Fluvicola Swainson, 1827  
                               Genus Gubernetes Such, 1825  
                               Genus Hemitriccus Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               Genus Heteroxolmis W. Lanyon, 1986  
                               Genus Hirundinea Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837  
                               Genus Hymenops Lesson, 1828  
                               Genus Inezia Cherrie, 1909  
                               Genus Knipolegus Boie, 1826  
                               Genus Lathrotriccus W. Lanyon & S. Lanyon, 1986  
                               Genus Legatus P. L. Sclater, 1859  
                               Genus Leptopogon Cabanis, 1844  
                               Genus Lessonia Swainson, 1832  
                               Genus Lophotriccus Berlepsch, 1884  
                               Genus Machetornis G. R. Gray, 1841  
                               Genus Mecocerculus P. L. Sclater, 1862  
                               Genus Megarynchus Thunberg, 1824  
                               Genus Mionectes Cabanis, 1844  
                               Genus Mitrephanes Coues, 1882  
                               Genus Muscigralla Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837  
                               Genus Muscipipra Lesson, 1831  
                               Genus Muscisaxicola Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837  
                               Genus Myiarchus Cabanis, 1844 – Crested Flycatchers 
                               Genus Myiobius Darwin, 1839  
                               Genus Myiodynastes Bonaparte, 1857 – Sulphur-bellied Flycatchers 
                               Genus Myiopagis Salvin & Godman, 1888  
                               Genus Myiophobus Reichenbach, 1850  
                               Genus Myiornis W. Bertoni, 1901  
                               Genus Myiotheretes Reichenbach, 1850  
                               Genus Myiotriccus Ridgway, 1905  
                               Genus Myiozetetes P. L. Sclater, 1859  
                               Genus Neopipo P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869  
                               Genus Neoxolmis Hellmayr, 1927  
                               Genus Nesotriccus C. H. Townsend, 1895  
                               Genus Ochthoeca Cabanis, 1847  
                               Genus Ochthornis P. L. Sclater, 1888  
                               Genus Oncostoma P. L. Sclater, 1862  
                               Genus Onychorhynchus Fischer von Waldheim, 1810  
                               Genus Ornithion Hartlaub, 1853  
                               Genus Phaeomyias Berlepsch, 1902  
                               Genus Phelpsia W. Lanyon, 1984  
                               Genus Phyllomyias Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               Genus Phylloscartes Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               Genus Pitangus Swainson, 1827 – Kiskadees 
                               Genus Platyrinchus Desmarest, 1805  
                               Genus Poecilotriccus Berlepsch, 1884  
                               Genus Polioxolmis W. Lanyon, 1986  
                               Genus Polystictus Reichenbach, 1850  
                               Genus Pseudelaenia W. Lanyon, 1988  
                               Genus Pseudocolopteryx Lillo, 1905  
                               Genus Pseudotriccus Taczanowski & Berlepsch, 1885  
                               Genus Pyrocephalus Gould, 1839 – Vermilion Flycatchers 
                               Genus Pyrrhomyias Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               Genus Ramphotrigon G. R. Gray, 1855  
                               Genus Rhynchocyclus Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               Genus Rhytipterna Reichenbach, 1850  
                               Genus Satrapa Strickland, 1844  
                               Genus Sayornis Bonaparte, 1854 – Phoebes 
                               Genus Serpophaga Gould, 1839  
                               Genus Sirystes Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               Genus Stigmatura P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1866  
                               Genus Sublegatus P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1868  
                               Genus Suiriri Orbigny, 1840  
                               Genus Tachuris Lafresnaye, 1836  
                               Genus Taeniotriccus Berlepsch & Hartert, 1902  
                               Genus Terenotriccus Ridgway, 1905  
                               Genus Todirostrum Lesson, 1831  
                               Genus Tolmomyias Hellmayr, 1927  
                               Genus Tumbezia Chapman, 1925  
                               Genus Tyrannopsis Ridgway, 1905  
                               Genus Tyrannulus Vieillot, 1816  
                               Genus Tyrannus Lacepede, 1799 – Kingbirds 
                               Genus Xenotriccus Dwight & Griscom, 1927  
                               Genus Xolmis Boie, 1826  
                               Genus Zimmerius Traylor, 1977  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Tyrannidae    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Tyrannidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: tyrans gobe-mouches[French]   
       
  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 http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Tyrannidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tyrannidae   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.05.28, website (version 28-May-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Tyrannidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Tyrannidae   
       
  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: Tyrannidae   
       

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