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Carduelis carduelis  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179226

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Eurasian Goldfinch [English]
    European Goldfinch [English]
    chardonneret élégant [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyFringillidae Leach, 1820 – gros-becs, moineaux, roselins, Old World Finches, Finches, Hawaiian Honeycreepers  
                               GenusCarduelis Brisson, 1760 – Goldfinches  
                                  SpeciesCarduelis carduelis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Eurasian Goldfinch, European Goldfinch, chardonneret élégant  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis balcanica Sachtleben, 1919  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis brevirostris Zarudny, 1889  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis britannica (Hartert, 1903)  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis caniceps Vigors, 1831  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis carduelis (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis colchica Koudashev, 1915  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis frigoris Wolters, 1953  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis niediecki Reichenow, 1907  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis paropanisi Kollibay, 1910  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis parva Tschusi, 1901  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis subulata (Gloger, 1833)  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis tschusii Arrigoni degli Oddi, 1902  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis ultima Koelz, 1949  
                                     SubspeciesCarduelis carduelis volgensis Buturlin, 1906  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Carduelis carduelis    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Carduelis carduelis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: European Goldfinch[English], chardonneret élégant [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: Carduelis carduelis, European Goldfinch [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   
  Reference for: Carduelis carduelis, European Goldfinch [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: Carduelis carduelis, European Goldfinch [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Carduelis carduelis   
  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: Carduelis carduelis   
  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: Carduelis carduelis, Eurasian Goldfinch [English]   
  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: Carduelis carduelis, European Goldfinch [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  






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