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Empidonax  Cabanis, 1855
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178337

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Empidonax 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  
                               GenusEmpidonax Cabanis, 1855 – Empidonax Flycatchers  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Empidonax affinis (Swainson, 1827) – Pine Flycatcher, Mosquero pinero 
                                  Species Empidonax albigularis P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1859 – White-throated Flycatcher, Mosquero garganta blanca 
                                  Species Empidonax alnorum Brewster, 1895 – Mosquero ailero, Alder Flycatcher, moucherolle des aulnes 
                                  Species Empidonax atriceps Salvin, 1870 – Black-capped Flycatcher 
                                  Species Empidonax difficilis S. F. Baird, 1858 – Western Flycatcher, Mosquero californiano, Pacific-slope Flycatcher 
                                  Species Empidonax flavescens Lawrence, 1865 – Yellowish Flycatcher, Mosquero amarillento 
                                  Species Empidonax flaviventris (W. M. Baird & S. F. Baird, 1843) – Mosquero vientre amarillo, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, moucherolle à ventre jaune 
                                  Species Empidonax fulvifrons (Giraud, 1841) – Buff-breasted Flycatcher, Mosquero pecho leonado 
                                  Species Empidonax hammondii (Xantus de Vesey, 1858) – Mosquero de Hammond, Hammond's Flycatcher 
                                  Species Empidonax minimus (W. M. Baird & S. F. Baird, 1843) – Mosquero mímimo, Least Flycatcher, moucherolle tchébec 
                                  Species Empidonax oberholseri A. R. Phillips, 1939 – Dusky Flycatcher, Mosquero oscuro 
                                  Species Empidonax occidentalis Nelson, 1897 – Cordilleran Flycatcher, Mosquero barranqueño 
                                  Species Empidonax traillii (Audubon, 1828) – Mosquero saucero, Willow Flycatcher, moucherolle des saules 
                                  Species Empidonax virescens (Vieillot, 1818) – Mosquero verdoso, Acadian Flycatcher, moucherolle vert 
                                  Species Empidonax wrightii S. F. Baird, 1858 – Gray Flycatcher, Mosquero gris, Grey Flycatcher 

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

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