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Elaenia  Sundevall, 1836
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178379

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Elaenias [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  
                               GenusElaenia Sundevall, 1836 – Elaenias  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Elaenia albiceps (Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – White-crested Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia chiriquensis Lawrence, 1865 – Lesser Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia cristata Pelzeln, 1868 – Plain-crested Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia dayi Chapman, 1929 – Great Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia fallax P. L. Sclater, 1861 – Greater Antillean Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia flavogaster (Thunberg, 1822) – Yellow-bellied Elaenia, Elenia vientre amarillo 
                                  Species Elaenia frantzii Lawrence, 1865 – Mountain Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia gigas P. L. Sclater, 1871 – Mottle-backed Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia martinica (Linnaeus, 1766) – Caribbean Elaenia, Elenia caribeña 
                                  Species Elaenia mesoleuca (Deppe, 1830) – Olivaceous Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia obscura (Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – Highland Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia pallatangae P. L. Sclater, 1862 – Sierran Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia parvirostris Pelzeln, 1868 – Small-billed Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia pelzelni Berlepsch, 1907 – Brownish Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia ridleyana Sharpe, 1888 – Noronha Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia ruficeps Pelzeln, 1868 – Rufous-crowned Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia spectabilis Pelzeln, 1868 – Large Elaenia 
                                  Species Elaenia strepera Cabanis, 1883 – Slaty Elaenia 

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

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