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Taxonomic Serial No.: 178808

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): Honeyeaters [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyMeliphagidae  – Honeyeaters  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acanthagenys Gould, 1838  
                               Genus Acanthorhynchus Gould, 1837  
                               Genus Anthochaera Vigors & Horsfield, 1827  
                               Genus Anthornis G. R. Gray, 1840  
                               Genus Ashbyia North, 1911  
                               Genus Certhionyx Lesson, 1830  
                               Genus Conopophila Reichenbach, 1852  
                               Genus Entomyzon Swainson, 1825  
                               Genus Epthianura Gould, 1838  
                               Genus Foulehaio Reichenbach, 1852 – Wattled Honeyeaters 
                               Genus Gliciphila Swainson, 1837  
                               Genus Glycifohia Mathews, 1929  
                               Genus Grantiella Mathews, 1911  
                               Genus Guadalcanaria Hartert, 1929  
                               Genus Gymnomyza Reichenow, 1914 – Maos 
                               Genus Lichenostomus Cabanis, 1851  
                               Genus Lichmera Cabanis, 1851  
                               Genus Macgregoria De Vis, 1897  
                               Genus Manorina Vieillot, 1818  
                               Genus Meliarchus Salvadori, 1880  
                               Genus Melidectes P. L. Sclater, 1874  
                               Genus Melilestes Salvadori, 1876  
                               Genus Meliphaga Lewin, 1808  
                               Genus Melipotes P. L. Sclater, 1874  
                               Genus Melithreptus Vieillot, 1816  
                               Genus Melitograis Sundevall, 1872  
                               Genus Myza A. B. Meyer & Wiglesworth, 1895  
                               Genus Myzomela Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – Cardinal Honeyeaters 
                               Genus Oreornis Oort, 1910  
                               Genus Philemon Vieillot, 1816  
                               Genus Phylidonyris Lesson, 1830  
                               Genus Plectorhyncha Gould, 1838  
                               Genus Prosthemadera G. R. Gray, 1840  
                               Genus Ptiloprora De Vis, 1894  
                               Genus Pycnopygius Salvadori, 1880  
                               Genus Ramsayornis Mathews, 1912  
                               Genus Stresemannia Meise, 1950  
                               Genus Timeliopsis Salvadori, 1876  
                               Genus Trichodere North, 1912  
                               Genus Xanthomyza Swainson, 1837  
                               Genus Xanthotis Reichenbach, 1852  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Meliphagidae    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Meliphagidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Meliphagidae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Meliphagidae   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.05.28, website (version 28-May-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Meliphagidae   
  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: Meliphagidae   
  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: Meliphagidae   

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