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Copsychus  Wagler, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179831

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Shamas [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  
                            FamilyMuscicapidae Fleming, 1822 – Old World Flycatchers, Chats  
                               GenusCopsychus Wagler, 1827 – Shamas  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Copsychus albiventris (Blyth, 1858)  
                                  Species Copsychus albospecularis (Eydoux & Gervais, 1836) – Madagascar Magpie-Robin 
                                  Species Copsychus cebuensis (Steere, 1890) – Black Shama, Cebu Black Thrush, Cebu Black Shama 
                                  Species Copsychus luzoniensis (Kittlitz, 1832) – White-browed Shama 
                                  Species Copsychus malabaricus (Scopoli, 1786) – White-rumped Shama 
                                  Species Copsychus mindanensis (Boddaert, 1783)  
                                  Species Copsychus niger (Sharpe, 1877) – White-vented Shama 
                                  Species Copsychus saularis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Oriental Magpie-Robin 
                                  Species Copsychus sechellarum A. Newton, 1865 – Seychelles Magpie-Robin, Seychelles Thrush 
                                  Species Copsychus stricklandii Motley & Dillwyn, 1855 – White-crowned Shama 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Copsychus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Copsychus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Copsychus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2012.01.01, website (version 01-Jan-12)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Copsychus   
  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: Copsychus   
  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: Copsychus   

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