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Estrildidae  Bonaparte, 1850
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179604

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Estrildinae
  Common Name(s): Waxbills [English]
    Munias [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyEstrildidae Bonaparte, 1850 – Waxbills, Munias  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Amadina Swainson, 1827  
                               Genus Amandava Blyth, 1836 – Avadavats 
                               Genus Clytospiza Shelley, 1896  
                               Genus Coccopygia Reichenbach, 1862  
                               Genus Cryptospiza Salvadori, 1884  
                               Genus Emblema Gould, 1842  
                               Genus Erythrura Swainson, 1837 – Parrot-Finches 
                               Genus Estrilda Swainson, 1827 – Waxbills 
                               Genus Euodice Reichenbach, 1862  
                               Genus Euschistospiza Wolters, 1943  
                               Genus Heteromunia Mathews, 1913  
                               Genus Hypargos Reichenbach, 1862  
                               Genus Lagonosticta Cabanis, 1851  
                               Genus Lemuresthes Wolters, 1949  
                               Genus Lonchura Sykes, 1832 – Mannikins 
                               Genus Mandingoa Hartert, 1919  
                               Genus Neochmia G. R. Gray, 1849  
                               Genus Nesocharis Alexander, 1903  
                               Genus Nigrita Strickland, 1843  
                               Genus Odontospiza Oberholser, 1905  
                               Genus Oreostruthus De Vis, 1898  
                               Genus Ortygospiza Sundevall, 1850  
                               Genus Paludipasser Neave, 1909  
                               Genus Parmoptila Cassin, 1859  
                               Genus Poephila Gould, 1842  
                               Genus Pyrenestes Swainson, 1837  
                               Genus Pytilia Swainson, 1837  
                               Genus Spermophaga Swainson, 1837  
                               Genus Stagonopleura Reichenbach, 1850  
                               Genus Taeniopygia Reichenbach, 1862  
                               Genus Uraeginthus Cabanis, 1851 – Cordonbleus 

  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Estrildidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, v 3.1, website (version 3.1)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2012. IOC World Bird List (v 3.1). Available at [Accessed 18 May 2012]   
  Reference for: Munias[English], Waxbills [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Estrildidae   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.10.16, website (version 16-Oct-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Estrildidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Estrildidae   
  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: Estrildidae   

 Geographic Information
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