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Loxia curvirostra  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179259

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Loxia curvirostra reai A. R. Phillips, 1981
    Loxia curvirostra vividior A. R. Phillips, 1981
  Common Name(s): Red Crossbill [English]
    bec-croisé des sapins [French]
    Picotuerto rojo [Spanish]
  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  
                            FamilyFringillidae Leach, 1820 – gros-becs, moineaux, roselins, Old World Finches, Finches, Hawaiian Honeycreepers  
                               GenusLoxia Linnaeus, 1758 – Crossbills  
                                  SpeciesLoxia curvirostra Linnaeus, 1758 – Red Crossbill, bec-croisé des sapins, Picotuerto rojo  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra altaiensis Sushkin, 1925  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra balearica (Homeyer, 1862)  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra bendirei Ridgway, 1884  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra benti Griscom, 1937  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra corsicana Tschusi, 1912  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra curvirostra Linnaeus, 1758  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra grinnelli Griscom, 1937  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra guillemardi Madarász, 1903  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra himalayensis Blyth, 1845  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra japonica Ridgway, 1884  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra luzoniensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1894  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra meridionalis Robinson & Kloss, 1919  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra mesamericana Griscom, 1937  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra minor (C. L. Brehm, 1846)  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra percna Bent, 1912  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra poliogyna Whitaker, 1898  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra pusilla Gloger, 1833  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra sinesciuris Benkman, 2009  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra sitkensis Grinnell, 1909  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra stricklandi Ridgway, 1885  
                                     Subspecies Loxia curvirostra tianschanica Laubmann, 1927  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Loxia curvirostra    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Loxia curvirostra    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Red Crossbill[English], bec-croisé des sapins [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: Loxia curvirostra, Red Crossbill [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Picotuerto 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: Loxia curvirostra, Red Crossbill [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: Loxia curvirostra, Red Crossbill [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Loxia curvirostra   
  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: Loxia curvirostra   
  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: Loxia curvirostra   
  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: Loxia curvirostra, Red Crossbill [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Linnaeus, Carolus  
  Publication Date: 1758   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, 10th Edition, vol. 1   
  Page(s): 824   
  Publisher: Laurentii Salvii   
  Publication Place: Holmiae (Stockholm, Sweden)   
  Notes: Available online at and   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paynter, Raymond A. Jr., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1968   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of Birds of the World, vol. 14   
  Page(s): x + 433   
  Publisher: Museum of Comparative Zoology   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  Reference for: Loxia curvirostra   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  






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