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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:  
                               GenusAgriornis Gould, 1839  
                               GenusAlectrurus Vieillot, 1816  
                               GenusAnairetes Reichenbach, 1850  
                               GenusAphanotriccus Ridgway, 1905  
                               GenusArundinicola Orbigny, 1840  
                               GenusAtalotriccus Ridgway, 1905  
                               GenusAttila Lesson, 1831  
                               GenusCamptostoma P. L. Sclater, 1857 – Beardless-Tyrannulets 
                               GenusCapsiempis Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               GenusCasiornis Des Murs, 1856  
                               GenusCnemarchus Ridgway, 1905  
                               GenusCnemotriccus Hellmayr, 1927  
                               GenusCnipodectes P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1873  
                               GenusColonia J. E. Gray, 1828  
                               GenusColorhamphus Sundevall, 1872  
                               GenusConopias Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               GenusContopus Cabanis, 1855 – Pewees 
                               GenusCorythopis Sundevall, 1836  
                               GenusCulicivora Swainson, 1827  
                               GenusDeltarhynchus Ridgway, 1893  
                               GenusElaenia Sundevall, 1836 – Elaenias 
                               GenusEmpidonax Cabanis, 1855 – Empidonax Flycatchers 
                               GenusEmpidonomus Cabanis & Heine, 1859 – Variegated Flycatchers 
                               GenusEuscarthmus Wied-Neuwied, 1831  
                               GenusFluvicola Swainson, 1827  
                               GenusGubernetes Such, 1825  
                               GenusHemitriccus Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               GenusHeteroxolmis W. Lanyon, 1986  
                               GenusHirundinea Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837  
                               GenusHymenops Lesson, 1828  
                               GenusInezia Cherrie, 1909  
                               GenusKnipolegus Boie, 1826  
                               GenusLathrotriccus W. Lanyon & S. Lanyon, 1986  
                               GenusLegatus P. L. Sclater, 1859  
                               GenusLeptopogon Cabanis, 1844  
                               GenusLessonia Swainson, 1832  
                               GenusLophotriccus Berlepsch, 1884  
                               GenusMachetornis G. R. Gray, 1841  
                               GenusMecocerculus P. L. Sclater, 1862  
                               GenusMegarynchus Thunberg, 1824  
                               GenusMionectes Cabanis, 1844  
                               GenusMitrephanes Coues, 1882  
                               GenusMuscigralla Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837  
                               GenusMuscipipra Lesson, 1831  
                               GenusMuscisaxicola Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837  
                               GenusMyiarchus Cabanis, 1844 – Crested Flycatchers 
                               GenusMyiobius Darwin, 1839  
                               GenusMyiodynastes Bonaparte, 1857 – Sulphur-bellied Flycatchers 
                               GenusMyiopagis Salvin & Godman, 1888  
                               GenusMyiophobus Reichenbach, 1850  
                               GenusMyiornis W. Bertoni, 1901  
                               GenusMyiotheretes Reichenbach, 1850  
                               GenusMyiotriccus Ridgway, 1905  
                               GenusMyiozetetes P. L. Sclater, 1859  
                               GenusNeopipo P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869  
                               GenusNeoxolmis Hellmayr, 1927  
                               GenusNesotriccus C. H. Townsend, 1895  
                               GenusOchthoeca Cabanis, 1847  
                               GenusOchthornis P. L. Sclater, 1888  
                               GenusOncostoma P. L. Sclater, 1862  
                               GenusOnychorhynchus Fischer von Waldheim, 1810  
                               GenusOrnithion Hartlaub, 1853  
                               GenusPhaeomyias Berlepsch, 1902  
                               GenusPhelpsia W. Lanyon, 1984  
                               GenusPhyllomyias Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               GenusPhylloscartes Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               GenusPitangus Swainson, 1827 – Kiskadees 
                               GenusPlatyrinchus Desmarest, 1805  
                               GenusPoecilotriccus Berlepsch, 1884  
                               GenusPolioxolmis W. Lanyon, 1986  
                               GenusPolystictus Reichenbach, 1850  
                               GenusPseudelaenia W. Lanyon, 1988  
                               GenusPseudocolopteryx Lillo, 1905  
                               GenusPseudotriccus Taczanowski & Berlepsch, 1885  
                               GenusPyrocephalus Gould, 1839 – Vermilion Flycatchers 
                               GenusPyrrhomyias Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               GenusRamphotrigon G. R. Gray, 1855  
                               GenusRhynchocyclus Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               GenusRhytipterna Reichenbach, 1850  
                               GenusSatrapa Strickland, 1844  
                               GenusSayornis Bonaparte, 1854 – Phoebes 
                               GenusSerpophaga Gould, 1839  
                               GenusSirystes Cabanis & Heine, 1859  
                               GenusStigmatura P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1866  
                               GenusSublegatus P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1868  
                               GenusSuiriri Orbigny, 1840  
                               GenusTachuris Lafresnaye, 1836  
                               GenusTaeniotriccus Berlepsch & Hartert, 1902  
                               GenusTerenotriccus Ridgway, 1905  
                               GenusTodirostrum Lesson, 1831  
                               GenusTolmomyias Hellmayr, 1927  
                               GenusTumbezia Chapman, 1925  
                               GenusTyrannopsis Ridgway, 1905  
                               GenusTyrannulus Vieillot, 1816  
                               GenusTyrannus Lacepede, 1799 – Kingbirds 
                               GenusXenotriccus Dwight & Griscom, 1927  
                               GenusXolmis Boie, 1826  
                               GenusZimmerius 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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