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Centropus  Illiger, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553637

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCuculiformes  – Cuckoos, coucoua  
                            FamilyCuculidae  – Anis, Cuckoos, Roadrunners  
                                  GenusCentropus Illiger, 1811  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Centropus andamanensis Beavan, 1867 – Andaman Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus anselli Sharpe, 1874 – Gabon Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus ateralbus Lesson, 1826 – Pied Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus bengalensis (Gmelin, 1788) – Lesser Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus bernsteini Schlegel, 1866 – Black-billed Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus celebensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 – Bay Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus chalybeus (Salvadori, 1876) – Biak Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus chlororhynchos Blyth, 1849 – Green-billed Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus cupreicaudus Reichenow, 1896 – Coppery-tailed Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus goliath Bonaparte, 1850 – Goliath Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus grillii Hartlaub, 1861 – Black Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus leucogaster (Leach, 1814) – Black-throated Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus melanops Lesson, 1830 – Black-faced Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus menbeki Lesson & Garnot, 1828 – Ivory-billed Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus milo Gould, 1856 – Buff-headed Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus monachus Ruppell, 1837 – Blue-headed Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus nigrorufus (Cuvier, 1816) – Sunda Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus phasianinus (Latham, 1802) – Pheasant Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus rectunguis Strickland, 1847 – Short-toed Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus senegalensis (Linnaeus, 1766) – Senegal Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus sinensis (Stephens, 1815) – Greater Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus spilopterus G. R. Gray, 1858 – Kai Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus steerii Bourns & Worcester, 1894 – Black-hooded Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus superciliosus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1829 – White-browed Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus toulou (Statius Muller, 1776) – Malagasy Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus unirufus (Cabanis & Heine, 1863) – Rufous Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus violaceus Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 – Violet Coucal 
                                     Species Centropus viridis (Scopoli, 1786) – Philippine Coucal 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Centropus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.04.08, website (version 08-Apr-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
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