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Cardinalis cardinalis  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179124

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Cardenal rojo [Spanish]
    Northern Cardinal [English]
    cardinal rouge [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyCardinalidae  – Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Saltators, Cardinal-Grosbeaks  
                               GenusCardinalis Bonaparte, 1838 – Cardinals  
                                  SpeciesCardinalis cardinalis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Cardenal rojo, Northern Cardinal, cardinal rouge  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis affinis Nelson, 1899  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis canicaudus Chapman, 1891  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis cardinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis carneus (Lesson, 1842)  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis clintoni (Banks, 1963)  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis coccineus Ridgway, 1873  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis flammiger J. L. Peters, 1913  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis floridanus Ridgway, 1896  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis igneus S. F. Baird, 1860  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis littoralis Nelson, 1897  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis magnirostris Bangs, 1903  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis mariae Nelson, 1898  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis phillipsi Parkes, 1997  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis saturatus Ridgway, 1885  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis seftoni (Huey, 1940)  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis sinaloensis Nelson, 1899  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis superbus Ridgway, 1885  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis townsendi (van Rossem, 1932)  
                                     Subspecies Cardinalis cardinalis yucatanicus Ridgway, 1887  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Cardinalis cardinalis    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Cardinalis cardinalis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Northern Cardinal[English], cardinal rouge [French]   
  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   
  Reference for: Cardinalis cardinalis, Northern Cardinal [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Cardenal rojo[Spanish]   
  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   
  Reference for: Cardinalis cardinalis, Northern Cardinal [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Cardinalis cardinalis   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Northern Cardinal[English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cardinalis cardinalis   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Cardinalis cardinalis   
  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: Cardinalis cardinalis   
  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: Cardinalis cardinalis, Northern Cardinal [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Mexico, Native  






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