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Aimophila ruficeps  (Cassin, 1852)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179377

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Tohi ŕ calotte fauve [French]
    Chingolo coronirrufo [Spanish]
    Rufous-crowned Sparrow [English]
    Zacatonero corona rufa [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  
                            FamilyPasserellidae  – New World sparrows, American sparrows, towhees  
                               GenusAimophila Swainson, 1837 – Aimophila Sparrows  
                                  SpeciesAimophila ruficeps (Cassin, 1852) – Tohi ŕ calotte fauve, Chingolo coronirrufo, Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Zacatonero corona rufa  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps australis (Nelson, 1897)  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps boucardi (P. L. Sclater, 1867)  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps canescens Todd, 1922  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps duponti Hubbard, 1975  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps eremoeca (N. C. Brown, 1882)  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps extima A. R. Phillips, 1966  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps fusca (Nelson, 1897)  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps laybournae Hubbard, 1975  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps obscura Dickey & Van Rossem, 1923  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps pallidissima A. R. Phillips, 1966  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps phillipsi Hubbard & Crossin, 1974  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps ruficeps (Cassin, 1852)  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps sanctorum Van Rossem, 1947  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps scottii (Sennett, 1888)  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps simulans Van Rossem, 1934  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps sororia Ridgway, 1898  
                                     Subspecies Aimophila ruficeps suttoni Hubbard, 1975  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aimophila ruficeps    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Aimophila ruficeps    
  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   
  Reference for: Aimophila ruficeps, Rufous-crowned Sparrow [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Zacatonero corona rufa[Spanish]   
  Source: eBird/Clements Checklist (2021), database (version 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from   
  Reference for: Aimophila ruficeps   
  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: Aimophila ruficeps, Rufous-crowned Sparrow [English]   
  Source: HBW and BirdLife Int. v.5 (2020), database (version 5)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: HBW and BirdLife International (2020) Handbook of the Birds of the World and BirdLife International digital checklist of the birds of the world. Version 5. Available at:   
  Reference for: Aimophila ruficeps   
  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: Aimophila ruficeps, Rufous-crowned Sparrow [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Aimophila ruficeps, Rufous-crowned Sparrow [English], Tohi ŕ calotte fauve [French], Chingolo coronirrufo [Spanish]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aimophila ruficeps   
  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: Aimophila ruficeps   
  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: Aimophila ruficeps   
  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: Aimophila ruficeps, Rufous-crowned Sparrow [English]   

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






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