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Emberiza  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179536

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Latoucheornis Bangs, 1931
    Melophus Swainson, 1837
    Miliaria C. L. Brehm, 1831
  Common Name(s): Eurasian Buntings [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  
                               GenusEmberiza Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Buntings  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Emberiza affinis Heuglin, 1867 – Brown-rumped Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza aureola Pallas, 1773 – Yellow-breasted Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza bruniceps von J. F. Brandt, 1841 – Red-headed Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza buchanani Blyth, 1845 – Grey-necked Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza cabanisi (Reichenow, 1875) – Cabanis's Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza caesia Cretzschmar, 1827 – Cretzschmar's Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza calandra Linnaeus, 1758 – Corn Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza capensis Linnaeus, 1766 – Cape Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza chrysophrys Pallas, 1776 – Yellow-browed Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza cia Linnaeus, 1766 – Rock Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza cineracea C. L. Brehm, 1855 – Cinereous Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza cioides von J. F. Brandt, 1843 – Meadow Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza cirlus Linnaeus, 1766 – Cirl Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza citrinella Linnaeus, 1758 – Yellowhammer 
                                  Species Emberiza elegans Temminck, 1836 – Yellow-throated Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza flaviventris Stephens, 1815 – Golden-breasted Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza fucata Pallas, 1776 – Chestnut-eared Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza godlewskii Taczanowski, 1874 – Godlewski's Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza goslingi (Alexander, 1906) – Gosling's Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza hortulana Linnaeus, 1758 – Ortolan Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza impetuani A. Smith, 1836 – Lark-like Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza jankowskii Taczanowski, 1888 – Jankowski's Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza koslowi Bianchi, 1904 – Tibetan Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza lathami J. E. Gray, 1831 – Crested Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza leucocephalos S. G. Gmelin, 1771 – Pine Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza melanocephala Scopoli, 1769 – Black-headed Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza pallasi (Cabanis, 1851) – Pallas' Reed-Bunting, Pallas's Bunting, Pallas's Reed Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza poliopleura (Salvadori, 1888) – Somali Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza pusilla Pallas, 1776 – Little Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza rustica Pallas, 1776 – Rustic Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza rutila Pallas, 1776 – Chestnut Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza sahari J. Levaillant, 1850 – House Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza schoeniclus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Reed-Bunting, Common Reed Bunting, Reed Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza siemsseni (G. H. Martens, 1906) – Slaty Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza socotrana (Ogilvie-Grant & H. O. Forbes, 1899) – Socotra Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza spodocephala Pallas, 1776 – Black-faced Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza stewarti (Blyth, 1854) – White-capped Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza striolata (M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823) – House Bunting, Striolated Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza sulphurata Temminck & Schlegel, 1848 – Yellow Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza tahapisi A. Smith, 1836 – Cinnamon-breasted Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza tristrami Swinhoe, 1870 – Tristram's Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza variabilis Temminck, 1836 – Gray Bunting, Grey Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza vincenti (Lowe, 1932) – Vincent's Bunting 
                                  Species Emberiza yessoensis (Swinhoe, 1874) – Japanese Reed Bunting 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Emberiza    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Emberiza    
  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: Emberiza   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Emberiza   
  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: Emberiza   
  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: Emberiza, Eurasian Buntings [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., and Robert W. Storer  
  Publication Date: 1970   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of Birds of the World, vol. 13   
  Page(s): xiv + 443   
  Publisher: Museum of Comparative Zoology   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  Reference for: Emberiza   

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