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Alaudidae  Vigors, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178396

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): Larks [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyAlaudidae Vigors, 1825 – Larks  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAlaemon Keyserling & J. H. Blasius, 1840  
                               GenusAlauda Linnaeus, 1758 – Skylarks 
                               GenusAmmomanes Cabanis, 1851  
                               GenusAmmomanopsis Bianchi, 1905  
                               GenusCalandrella Kaup, 1829  
                               GenusCalendulauda Blyth, 1855  
                               GenusCerthilauda Swainson, 1827  
                               GenusChersomanes Cabanis, 1851  
                               GenusChersophilus Sharpe, 1890  
                               GenusEremalauda W. L. Sclater, 1926  
                               GenusEremophila F. Boie, 1828 – Horned Larks 
                               GenusEremopterix Kaup, 1836  
                               GenusGalerida F. Boie, 1828  
                               GenusHeteromirafra Grant, 1913  
                               GenusLullula Kaup, 1829  
                               GenusMelanocorypha F. Boie, 1828  
                               GenusMirafra Horsfield, 1821  
                               GenusPinarocorys Shelley, 1902  
                               GenusPseudalaemon Lort Phillips, 1898  
                               GenusRamphocoris Bonaparte, 1850  
                               GenusSpizocorys Sundevall, 1872  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Alaudidae    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Alaudidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, v 3.1, website (version 3.1)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2012. IOC World Bird List (v 3.1). Available at [Accessed 18 May 2012]   
  Reference for: Alaudidae, Larks [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Alaudidae   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.04, website (version 04-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Alaudidae   
  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: Alaudidae   
  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: Alaudidae   

 Geographic Information
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