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Aegotheles  Vigors & Horsfield, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553770

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Euaegotheles Mathews, 1918
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderApodiformes  – Swifts, Hummingbirds  
                            FamilyAegothelidae  – Owlet-nightjars  
                               GenusAegotheles Vigors & Horsfield, 1827  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Aegotheles affinis Salvadori, 1876 – Vogelkop Owlet-nightjar 
                                  Species Aegotheles albertisi P. L. Sclater, 1874 – Mountain Owlet-Nightjar 
                                  Species Aegotheles bennettii Salvadori & D'Albertis, 1875 – Barred Owlet-Nightjar 
                                  Species Aegotheles crinifrons (Bonaparte, 1850) – Moluccan Owlet-nightjar 
                                  Species Aegotheles cristatus (Shaw, 1790) – Australian Owlet-Nightjar 
                                  Species Aegotheles insignis Salvadori, 1876 – Feline Owlet-nightjar 
                                  Species Aegotheles savesi E. L. Layard & E. L. C. Layard, 1881 – Enigmatic Owlet-Nightjar, New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar 
                                  Species Aegotheles tatei Rand, 1941 – Starry Owlet-nightjar 
                                  Species Aegotheles wallacii G. R. Gray, 1859 – Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aegotheles    
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  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 11.1), website (version 11.1)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2021. IOC World Bird List (v 11.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.11.1. Available at [Accessed 28 May, 2021]   
  Reference for: Aegotheles   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2020.04.03, website (version 03-Apr-20)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Aegotheles   
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