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Vidua  Cuvier, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179624

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Indigo-birds [English]
 
    Whydahs [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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyViduidae   
                               GenusVidua Cuvier, 1816 – Indigo-birds, Whydahs  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Vidua camerunensis (Grote, 1922)  
                                  Species Vidua chalybeata (Statius Muller, 1776) – Village Indigobird 
                                  Species Vidua codringtoni (Neave, 1907) – Zambezi Indigobird 
                                  Species Vidua fischeri (Reichenow, 1882) – Straw-tailed Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua funerea (Tarragon, 1847) – Dusky Indigobird 
                                  Species Vidua hypocherina J. Verreaux & E. Verreaux, 1856 – Steel-blue Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua interjecta (Grote, 1922) – Exclamatory Paradise Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua larvaticola Payne, 1982 – Barka Indigobird 
                                  Species Vidua macroura (Pallas, 1764) – Pin-tailed Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua maryae Payne, 1982  
                                  Species Vidua nigeriae (Alexander, 1908)  
                                  Species Vidua obtusa (Chapin, 1922) – Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua orientalis Heuglin, 1870 – Sahel Paradise Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua paradisaea (Linnaeus, 1758) – Long-tailed Paradise Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua purpurascens (Reichenow, 1883) – Purple Indigobird 
                                  Species Vidua raricola Payne, 1982 – Jambandu Indigobird 
                                  Species Vidua regia (Linnaeus, 1766) – Shaft-tailed Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua togoensis (Grote, 1923) – Togo Paradise Whydah 
                                  Species Vidua wilsoni (Hartert, 1901) – Wilson's Indigobird 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Vidua    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Vidua    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Vidua   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2010.12.31, website (version 31-Dec-10)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Vidua   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Page(s):    
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Vidua   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Vidua   
       

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