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Ammodramus  Swainson, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179332

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Ammospiza Oberholser, 1905
    Myospiza Ridgway, 1898
  Common Name(s): Grassland Sparrows [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyEmberizidae  – Emberizid Finches, American Sparrows, Towhees, Buntings, New World Sparrows  
                               GenusAmmodramus Swainson, 1827 – Grassland Sparrows  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Ammodramus aurifrons (von Spix, 1825) – Yellow-browed Sparrow 
                                  Species Ammodramus bairdii (Audubon, 1844) – Baird's Sparrow, Gorrión de Baird 
                                  Species Ammodramus caudacutus (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) – Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Gorrión cola aguda, Saltmarsh Sparrow 
                                  Species Ammodramus henslowii (Audubon, 1829) – Henslow's Sparrow, bruant de Henslow 
                                  Species Ammodramus humeralis (Bosc, 1792) – Grassland Sparrow 
                                  Species Ammodramus leconteii (Audubon, 1844) – Gorrión de Le Conte, Le Conte's Sparrow, bruant de le Conte 
                                  Species Ammodramus maritimus (A. Wilson, 1811) – Seaside Sparrow, Gorrión costero 
                                  Species Ammodramus nelsoni J. A. Allen, 1875 – Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow, bruant de Nelson, Nelson's Sparrow 
                                  Species Ammodramus savannarum (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Grasshopper Sparrow, bruant sauterelle, Gorrión chapulín 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Ammodramus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Ammodramus    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Ammodramus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ammodramus   
  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: Ammodramus   
  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: Ammodramus   

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