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Pycnonotus  F. Boie, 1826
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178505

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Bulbuls [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  
                            FamilyPycnonotidae G. R. Gray, 1840 – Bulbuls  
                               GenusPycnonotus F. Boie, 1826 – Bulbuls  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Pycnonotus atriceps (Temminck, 1822) – Black-headed Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus aurigaster (Vieillot, 1818) – Sooty-headed Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus barbatus (Desfontaines, 1789) – Common Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus bimaculatus (Horsfield, 1821) – Orange-spotted Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus blanfordi Jerdon, 1862 – Streak-eared Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus brunneus Blyth, 1845 – Asian Red-eyed Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus cafer (Linnaeus, 1766) – Red-vented Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus capensis (Linnaeus, 1766) – Cape Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus cinereifrons (Tweeddale, 1878)  
                                  Species Pycnonotus cyaniventris Blyth, 1842 – Grey-bellied Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus dispar (Horsfield, 1821)  
                                  Species Pycnonotus dodsoni Sharpe, 1895 – Dodson's Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus erythropthalmos (Hume, 1878) – Spectacled Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus eutilotus (Jardine & Selby, 1837) – Puff-backed Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus finlaysoni Strickland, 1844 – Stripe-throated Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus flavescens Blyth, 1845 – Flavescent Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus flaviventris (Tickell, 1833)  
                                  Species Pycnonotus fuscoflavescens (Hume, 1873)  
                                  Species Pycnonotus goiavier (Scopoli, 1786) – Yellow-vented Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus gularis (Gould, 1836)  
                                  Species Pycnonotus hualon I. A. Woxvold, J. W. Duckworth & R. J. Timmins, 2009  
                                  Species Pycnonotus jocosus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Red-whiskered Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus leucogenys (J. E. Gray, 1835) – Himalayan Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus leucogrammicus (S. Muller, 1836) – Cream-striped Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus leucotis (Gould, 1836) – White-eared Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus luteolus (Lesson, 1841) – White-browed Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus melanicterus (Gmelin, 1789) – Black-crested Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus melanoleucos (Eyton, 1839)  
                                  Species Pycnonotus montis (Sharpe, 1879)  
                                  Species Pycnonotus nieuwenhuisii (Finsch, 1901) – Blue-wattled Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus nigricans (Vieillot, 1818) – African Red-eyed Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus penicillatus Blyth, 1851 – Yellow-eared Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus plumosus Blyth, 1845 – Olive-winged Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus priocephalus (Jerdon, 1839) – Grey-headed Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus simplex Lesson, 1839 – Cream-vented Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus sinensis (Gmelin, 1789) – Light-vented Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus somaliensis Reichenow, 1905 – Somali Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus squamatus (Temminck, 1828) – Scaly-breasted Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus striatus (Blyth, 1842) – Striated Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus taivanus Styan, 1893 – Styan's Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus tricolor (Hartlaub, 1862) – Dark-capped Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus tympanistrigus (S. Muller, 1836) – Spot-necked Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus urostictus (Salvadori, 1870) – Yellow-wattled Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus xantholaemus (Jerdon, 1845) – Yellow-throated Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus xanthopygos (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) – White-spectacled Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus xanthorrhous Anderson, 1869 – Brown-breasted Bulbul 
                                  Species Pycnonotus zeylanicus (Gmelin, 1789) – Straw-headed Bulbul 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Pycnonotus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Pycnonotus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pycnonotus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.09.22, website (version 22-Sep-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Pycnonotus   
  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: Pycnonotus   
  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: Pycnonotus   

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