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Sitta  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178774

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Nuthatches [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  
                            FamilySittidae Lesson, 1828 – Nuthatches  
                               GenusSitta Linnaeus, 1758 – Nuthatches  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Sitta arctica Buturlin, 1907  
                                  Species Sitta azurea Lesson, 1830 – Blue Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta canadensis Linnaeus, 1766 – Sita canadiense, Red-breasted Nuthatch, sittelle à poitrine rousse 
                                  Species Sitta carolinensis Latham, 1790 – Sita pecho blanco, White-breasted Nuthatch, sittelle à poitrine blanche 
                                  Species Sitta cashmirensis W. E. Brooks, 1871 – Kashmir Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta castanea Lesson, 1830 – Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta cinnamoventris Blyth, 1842  
                                  Species Sitta europaea Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta formosa Blyth, 1843 – Beautiful Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta frontalis Swainson, 1820 – Velvet-fronted Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta himalayensis Jardine & Selby, 1835 – White-tailed Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta krueperi Pelzeln, 1863 – Krüper's Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta ledanti Vielliard, 1976 – Algerian Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta leucopsis Gould, 1850 – White-cheeked Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta magna R. G. W. Ramsay, 1876 – Giant Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta nagaensis Godwin-Austen, 1874 – Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta neglecta Walden, 1870  
                                  Species Sitta neumayer Michahelles, 1830 – Western Rock Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta oenochlamys (Sharpe, 1877) – Sulphur-billed Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta przewalskii Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891  
                                  Species Sitta pusilla Latham, 1790 – Brown-headed Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta pygmaea Vigors, 1839 – Sita enana, Pygmy Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta solangiae (Delacour & Jabouille, 1930) – Yellow-billed Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta tephronota Sharpe, 1872 – Eastern Rock Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta victoriae Rippon, 1904 – White-browed Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta villosa J. Verreaux, 1865 – Chinese Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta whiteheadi Sharpe, 1884 – Corsican Nuthatch 
                                  Species Sitta yunnanensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1900 – Yunnan Nuthatch 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Sitta    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Sitta    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sitta   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.12, website (version 12-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Sitta   
  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: Sitta   
  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: Sitta   

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