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Quiscalus niger  (Boddaert, 1783)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179110

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Greater Antillean Grackle [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyIcteridae  – American Blackbirds, Orioles, New World Blackbirds  
                               GenusQuiscalus Vieillot, 1816 – Grackles  
                                  SpeciesQuiscalus niger (Boddaert, 1783) – Greater Antillean Grackle  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Quiscalus niger bangsi (J. L. Peters, 1921)  
                                     Subspecies Quiscalus niger brachypterus Cassin, 1867  
                                     Subspecies Quiscalus niger caribaeus (Todd, 1916)  
                                     Subspecies Quiscalus niger caymanensis Cory, 1886  
                                     Subspecies Quiscalus niger crassirostris Swainson, 1838  
                                     Subspecies Quiscalus niger gundlachii Cassin, 1867  
                                     Subspecies Quiscalus niger niger (Boddaert, 1783)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2007), website (version Jul-2007)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "List of the 2,046 Bird Species (With Scientific and English Names) Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-48), maintained at http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger, Greater Antillean Grackle [English]   
       
  Source: Gill & Wright (2006) corrigenda/updates - 21-Sep-2007, website (version 1.1)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Corrigenda & updates for "BIRDS OF THE WORLD Recommended English Names" available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/   
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger, Greater Antillean Grackle [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2007.07.31, website (version 31-Jul-07)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Quiscalus niger, Greater Antillean Grackle [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native  
 

 

   

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