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Myiarchus  Cabanis, 1844
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178308

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Crested Flycatchers [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  
                               GenusMyiarchus Cabanis, 1844 – Crested Flycatchers  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Myiarchus antillarum (H. Bryant, 1866) – Puerto Rican Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus apicalis P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1881 – Apical Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus barbirostris (Swainson, 1827) – Sad Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus cephalotes Taczanowski, 1880 – Pale-edged Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus cinerascens (Lawrence, 1851) – Papamoscas cenizo, Ash-throated Flycatcher, tyran à gorge cendrée 
                                  Species Myiarchus crinitus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Papamoscas viajero, Great Crested Flycatcher, tyran huppé 
                                  Species Myiarchus ferox (Gmelin, 1789) – Short-crested Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus magnirostris (Gould, 1839) – Galapagos Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus nugator Riley, 1904 – Grenada Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus nuttingi Ridgway, 1882 – Nutting's Flycatcher, Papamoscas de Nutting 
                                  Species Myiarchus oberi Lawrence, 1877 – Lesser Antillean Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus panamensis Lawrence, 1860 – Panama Flycatcher, Panamanian Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus phaeocephalus P. L. Sclater, 1860 – Sooty-crowned Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus sagrae (Gundlach, 1852) – La Sagra's Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus semirufus P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1878 – Rufous Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus stolidus (Gosse, 1847) – Stolid Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus swainsoni Cabanis & Heine, 1859 – Swainson's Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus tuberculifer (Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – Dusky-capped Flycatcher, Papamoscas triste 
                                  Species Myiarchus tyrannulus (Statius Muller, 1776) – Brown-crested Flycatcher, Papamoscas tirano 
                                  Species Myiarchus validus Cabanis, 1847 – Rufous-tailed Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus venezuelensis Lawrence, 1865 – Venezuelan Flycatcher 
                                  Species Myiarchus yucatanensis Lawrence, 1871 – Yucatan Flycatcher, Papamoscas yucateco 

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

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