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Anthus  Bechstein, 1805
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178488

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Pipits [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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyMotacillidae Horsfield, 1821 – Pipits, Wagtails  
                               GenusAnthus Bechstein, 1805 – Pipits  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Anthus antarcticus Cabanis, 1884 – South Georgia Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus australis Vieillot, 1818  
                                  Species Anthus berthelotii Bolle, 1862 – Berthelot's Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus bogotensis P. L. Sclater, 1855 – Paramo Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus brachyurus Sundevall, 1850 – Short-tailed Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus caffer Sundevall, 1850 – Bushveld Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus campestris (Linnaeus, 1758) – Tawny Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus cervinus (Pallas, 1811) – Red-throated Pipit, Bisbita garganta roja 
                                  Species Anthus chacoensis Zimmer, 1952 – Campo Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus chloris Lichtenstein, 1842 – Yellow-breasted Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus cinnamomeus Rüppell, 1840 – African Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus correndera Vieillot, 1818 – Correndera Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus crenatus Finsch & Hartlaub, 1870 – African Rock Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus furcatus Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837 – Short-billed Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus godlewskii (Taczanowski, 1876) – Blyth's Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus gustavi Swinhoe, 1863 – Pechora Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus gutturalis De Vis, 1894 – Alpine Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus hellmayri Hartert, 1909 – Hellmayr's Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus hodgsoni Richmond, 1907 – Olive Tree-Pipit, Olive-backed Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus hoeschi Stresemann, 1938 – Mountain Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus leucophrys Vieillot, 1818 – Plain-backed Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus lineiventris Sundevall, 1850 – Striped Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus longicaudatus Liversidge, 1996 – Long-tailed Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus lutescens Pucheran, 1855 – Yellowish Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus melindae Shelley, 1900 – Malindi Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus nattereri P. L. Sclater, 1878 – Ochre-breasted Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus nilghiriensis Sharpe, 1885 – Nilgiri Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus novaeseelandiae (Gmelin, 1789) – New Zealand Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus nyassae Neumann, 1906 – Wood Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus pallidiventris Sharpe, 1885 – Long-legged Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus petrosus (Montagu, 1798) – Eurasian Rock Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus pratensis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Meadow Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus pseudosimilis Liversidge & Voelker, 2002  
                                  Species Anthus richardi Vieillot, 1818 – Richard's Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus roseatus Blyth, 1847 – Rosy Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus rubescens (Tunstall, 1771) – Bisbita de agua, Buff-bellied Pipit, American Pipit, pipit d'Amérique 
                                  Species Anthus rufulus Vieillot, 1818 – Paddyfield Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus similis (Jerdon, 1840) – Long-billed Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus sokokensis Someren, 1921 – Sokoke Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus spinoletta (Linnaeus, 1758) – Water Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus spragueii (Audubon, 1844) – Sprague's Pipit, Bisbita llanera 
                                  Species Anthus sylvanus (Hodgson, 1845) – Upland Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus trivialis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Brown Tree-Pipit, Tree Pipit 
                                  Species Anthus vaalensis Shelley, 1900 – Buffy Pipit 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Anthus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Anthus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Anthus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.12.31, website (version 31-Dec-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Anthus   
  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: Anthus   
  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: Anthus   

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