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Poecile  Kaup, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553526

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyParidae Vigors, 1825 – Chickadees, Titmice, Tits  
                               GenusPoecile Kaup, 1829  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Poecile atricapillus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Black-capped Chickadee, mésange à tête noire 
                                  Species Poecile carolinensis (Audubon, 1834) – Carolina Chickadee 
                                  Species Poecile cinctus (Boddaert, 1783) – Gray-headed Chickadee, Siberian Tit 
                                  Species Poecile davidi Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891 – Père David's Tit, Pere David's Tit 
                                  Species Poecile gambeli (Ridgway, 1886) – Mountain Chickadee 
                                  Species Poecile hudsonicus (J. R. Forster, 1772) – Boreal Chickadee, mésange à tête brune 
                                  Species Poecile hypermelaenus Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891  
                                  Species Poecile lugubris (Temminck, 1820) – Sombre Tit 
                                  Species Poecile montanus (Conrad von Baldenstein, 1827) – Willow Tit 
                                  Species Poecile palustris (Linnaeus, 1758) – Marsh Tit 
                                  Species Poecile rufescens (J. K. Townsend, 1837) – Chestnut-backed Chickadee 
                                  Species Poecile sclateri (O. Kleinschmidt, 1897) – Mexican Chickadee 
                                  Species Poecile superciliosus Prjevalsky, 1876 – White-browed Tit 
                                  Species Poecile varius (Temminck & Schlegel, 1848)  
                                  Species Poecile weigoldicus (O. Kleinschmidt & Weigold, 1921)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Poecile    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Poecile    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Poecile   
  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: Poecile   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank B., Beth Slikas, and Frederick H. Sheldon  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of Titmice (Paridae): II. Species relationships based on sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome-b gene   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Auk, vol. 122, no. 1   
  Page(s): 121-143   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8038   
  Reference for: Poecile   

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