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Piranga  Vieillot, 1808
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179881

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pyranga Vieillot, 1816
  Common Name(s): Northern Tanagers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyCardinalidae  – Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Saltators, Cardinal-Grosbeaks  
                               GenusPiranga Vieillot, 1808 – Northern Tanagers  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Piranga bidentata Swainson, 1827 – Flame-colored Tanager, Tángara dorso rayado 
                                  Species Piranga erythrocephala (Swainson, 1827) – Tángara cabeza roja, Red-headed Tanager 
                                  Species Piranga flava (Vieillot, 1822) – Tángara encinera, Hepatic Tanager, Red Tanager 
                                  Species Piranga hepatica Swainson, 1827 – Hepatic Tanager 
                                  Species Piranga leucoptera Trudeau, 1840 – Tángara ala blanca, White-winged Tanager 
                                  Species Piranga ludoviciana (A. Wilson, 1811) – Western Tanager, tangara ŕ tęte rouge, Tángara capucha roja 
                                  Species Piranga lutea (Lesson, 1834) – Tooth-billed Tanager 
                                  Species Piranga olivacea (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Tángara escarlata, Scarlet Tanager, tangara écarlate 
                                  Species Piranga roseogularis S. Cabot, 1846 – Tángara yucateca, Rose-throated Tanager 
                                  Species Piranga rubra (Linnaeus, 1758) – Summer Tanager, tangara vermillon, Tángara roja 
                                  Species Piranga rubriceps G. R. Gray, 1844 – Red-hooded Tanager 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Piranga    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Piranga    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Piranga   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Piranga   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Piranga   
  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: Piranga, Northern Tanagers [English]   

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