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Taxonomic Serial No.: 553443

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): Cardinals [English]
    Grosbeaks [English]
    Saltators [English]
    Cardinal-Grosbeaks [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  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Amaurospiza Cabanis, 1861  
                               Genus Cardinalis Bonaparte, 1838 – Cardinals 
                               Genus Caryothraustes Reichenbach, 1850  
                               Genus Chlorothraupis Salvin & Godman, 1883  
                               Genus Cyanocompsa Cabanis, 1861 – Blue Buntings 
                               Genus Cyanoloxia Bonaparte, 1850  
                               Genus Granatellus Bonaparte, 1850  
                               Genus Habia Blyth, 1840  
                               Genus Passerina Vieillot, 1816 – Varied Buntings 
                               Genus Periporphyrus Reichenbach, 1850  
                               Genus Pheucticus Reichenbach, 1850 – Cardinal-Grosbeaks 
                               Genus Piranga Vieillot, 1808 – Northern Tanagers 
                               Genus Rhodothraupis Ridgway, 1898 – Crimson-collared Grosbeaks 
                               Genus Spiza Bonaparte, 1824 – Dickcissels 

  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Cardinalidae    
  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: Cardinalidae   
  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: Cardinalidae   
  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: Cardinal-Grosbeaks[English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd Edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Cardinalidae, Cardinals [English], Grosbeaks [English], Saltators [English]   

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