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Taxonomic Serial No.: 553478

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Common Name(s): Pheasants [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGalliformes  – Fowls, Gallinaceous Birds, gallinacées, volaille  
                            FamilyPhasianidae  – Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse, Pheasants, Quail, cailles, faisans  
                               SubfamilyPhasianinae  – Pheasants  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Afropavo Chapin, 1936  
                                  Genus Argusianus Rafinesque, 1815  
                                  Genus Catreus Cabanis, 1851  
                                  Genus Chrysolophus J. E. Gray, 1834  
                                  Genus Crossoptilon Hodgson, 1838  
                                  Genus Gallus Brisson, 1760 – Junglefowl 
                                  Genus Ithaginis Wagler, 1832  
                                  Genus Lophophorus Temminck, 1813  
                                  Genus Lophura Fleming, 1822 – Kalij Pheasants 
                                  Genus Pavo Linnaeus, 1758 – Peafowl 
                                  Genus Phasianus Linnaeus, 1758 – Pheasants 
                                  Genus Polyplectron Temminck, 1813  
                                  Genus Pucrasia G. R. Gray, 1841  
                                  Genus Rheinardia Maingounat, 1882  
                                  Genus Syrmaticus Wagler, 1832  
                                  Genus Tragopan Cuvier, 1829  

  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Phasianinae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.05.23, website (version 23-May-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Phasianinae   
  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: Phasianinae   
  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: Phasianinae, Pheasants [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: Phasianinae   

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