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Cyanocorax  F. Boie, 1826
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179711

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cissilopha Bonaparte, 1850
  Common Name(s): Tufted Jays [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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyCorvidae Leach, 1820 – Crows, Jays, Magpies, corneilles, geais, pies  
                               GenusCyanocorax F. Boie, 1826 – Tufted Jays  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Cyanocorax affinis Pelzeln, 1856 – Black-chested Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax beecheii (Vigors, 1829) – Chara de Beechy, Purplish-backed Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax caeruleus (Vieillot, 1818) – Azure Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax cayanus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Cayenne Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax chrysops (Vieillot, 1818) – Plush-crested Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax cristatellus (Temminck, 1823) – Curl-crested Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax cyanomelas (Vieillot, 1818) – Purplish Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax cyanopogon (Wied-Neuwied, 1821) – White-naped Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax dickeyi R. T. Moore, 1935 – Chara pinta, Tufted Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax heilprini Gentry, 1885 – Azure-naped Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax luxuosus (Lesson, 1839)  
                                  Species Cyanocorax melanocyaneus (Hartlaub, 1844) – Bushy-crested Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax mystacalis (Sparre, 1835) – White-tailed Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax sanblasianus (Lafresnaye, 1842) – Chara de San Blas, San Blas Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax violaceus Du Bus de Gisignies, 1847 – Violaceous Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax yncas (Boddaert, 1783) – Green Jay, Chara verde, Inca Jay 
                                  Species Cyanocorax yucatanicus (Dubois, 1875) – Chara yucateca, Yucatan Jay 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Cyanocorax    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Cyanocorax    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cyanocorax   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.12.31, website (version 31-Dec-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Cyanocorax   
  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: Cyanocorax   
  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: Cyanocorax   

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