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Estrilda astrild  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179610

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Common Waxbill [English]
  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  
                            FamilyEstrildidae Bonaparte, 1850 – Waxbills, Munias  
                               GenusEstrilda Swainson, 1827 – Waxbills  
                                  SpeciesEstrilda astrild (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Waxbill  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild adesma Reichenow, 1916  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild angolensis Reichenow, 1902  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild astrild (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild cavendishi Sharpe, 1900  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild damarensis Reichenow, 1902  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild jagoensis Alexander, 1898  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild kempi Bates, 1930  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild macmillani Ogilvie-Grant, 1907  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild massaica Neumann, 1907  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild minor (Cabanis, 1878)  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild niediecki Reichenow, 1916  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild occidentalis Jardine, 1852  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild peasei Shelley, 1903  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild rubriventris (Vieillot, 1817)  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild schoutedeni Wolters, 1962  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild sousae Reichenow, 1904  
                                     Subspecies Estrilda astrild tenebridorsa Clancey, 1957  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Estrilda astrild    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Estrilda astrild    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Common Waxbill[English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Estrilda astrild   
  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: Estrilda astrild   
  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: Estrilda astrild   
  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: Estrilda astrild   
  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: Estrilda astrild, Common Waxbill [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Hawaii, Introduced  






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