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Tyrannus  Lacepede, 1799
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178278

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Muscivora Lacepede, 1799
  Common Name(s): Kingbirds [English]
  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  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyTyrannidae  – Tyrant Flycatchers, tyrans gobe-mouches  
                               GenusTyrannus Lacepede, 1799 – Kingbirds  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Tyrannus albogularis Burmeister, 1856 – White-throated Kingbird 
                                  Species Tyrannus caudifasciatus Orbigny, 1839 – Loggerhead Kingbird 
                                  Species Tyrannus couchii S. F. Baird, 1858 – Couch's Kingbird, Tirano silbador 
                                  Species Tyrannus crassirostris Swainson, 1826 – Thick-billed Kingbird, Tirano pico grueso 
                                  Species Tyrannus cubensis Richmond, 1898 – Giant Kingbird, Tirano cubano 
                                  Species Tyrannus dominicensis (Gmelin, 1788) – Gray Kingbird, Tirano gris, Grey Kingbird 
                                  Species Tyrannus forficatus (Gmelin, 1789) – Tirano-tijereta rosado, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, tyran ŕ longue queue 
                                  Species Tyrannus melancholicus Vieillot, 1819 – Tirano tropical, Tropical Kingbird 
                                  Species Tyrannus niveigularis P. L. Sclater, 1860 – Snowy-throated Kingbird 
                                  Species Tyrannus savana Vieillot, 1808 – Tirano-tijereta gris, Fork-tailed Flycatcher, tyran des savanes 
                                  Species Tyrannus tyrannus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Tirano dorso negro, Eastern Kingbird, tyran tritri 
                                  Species Tyrannus verticalis Say, 1823 – Tirano pálido, Western Kingbird, tyran de l'ouest 
                                  Species Tyrannus vociferans Swainson, 1826 – Cassin's Kingbird, Tirano gritón 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Tyrannus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Tyrannus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tyrannus   
  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   
  Reference for: Tyrannus   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Tyrannus   
  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: Tyrannus   

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