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Muscicapa  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178664

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Old World Flycatchers [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  
                            FamilyMuscicapidae Fleming, 1822 – Old World Flycatchers, Chats  
                               GenusMuscicapa Brisson, 1760 – Old World Flycatchers  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Muscicapa adusta (F. Boie, 1828) – African Dusky Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa aquatica Heuglin, 1864 – Swamp Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa boehmi (Reichenow, 1884) – Böhm's Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa caerulescens (Hartlaub, 1865) – Ashy Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa cassini Heine, 1860 – Cassin's Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa comitata (Cassin, 1857) – Dusky-blue Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa epulata (Cassin, 1855) – Little Grey Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa ferruginea (Hodgson, 1845) – Ferruginous Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa gambagae (Alexander, 1901) – Gambaga Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa griseisticta (Swinhoe, 1861) – Gray-spotted Flycatcher, Grey-streaked Flycatcher, Gray-streaked Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa infuscata (Cassin, 1855) – Sooty Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa itombwensis Prigogine, 1957 – Itombwe Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa latirostris Raffles, 1822  
                                  Species Muscicapa lendu (Chapin, 1932) – Chapin's Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa muttui (E. L. Layard, 1854) – Brown-breasted Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa olivascens (Cassin, 1859) – Olivaceous Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa randi Amadon & duPont, 1970 – Ashy-breasted Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa ruficauda Swainson, 1838 – Rusty-tailed Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa segregata (Siebers, 1928) – Sumba Brown Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa sethsmithi (Someren, 1922) – Yellow-footed Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa sibirica Gmelin, 1789 – Siberian Flycatcher, Dark-sided Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa striata (Pallas, 1764) – Spotted Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa tessmanni (Reichenow, 1907) – Tessmann's Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa ussheri (Sharpe, 1871) – Ussher's Flycatcher 
                                  Species Muscicapa williamsoni Deignan, 1957  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Muscicapa    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Muscicapa    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Muscicapa   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2012.01.01, website (version 01-Jan-12)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Muscicapa   
  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: Muscicapa   
  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: Muscicapa   

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