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Aphelocoma californica  (Vigors, 1839)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554128

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Aphelocoma coerulescens superciliosa (Strickland, 1845)
 
  Common Name(s): Western Scrub-Jay [English]
 
    Western Scrub Jay [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyCorvidae Leach, 1820 – Crows, Jays, Magpies, corneilles, geais, pies  
                               GenusAphelocoma Cabanis, 1851 – Scrub Jays  
                                  SpeciesAphelocoma californica (Vigors, 1839) – Western Scrub-Jay, Western Scrub Jay  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SubspeciesAphelocoma californica cactophila Huey, 1942  
                                     SubspeciesAphelocoma californica californica (Vigors, 1839)  
                                     SubspeciesAphelocoma californica cana Pitelka, 1951  
                                     SubspeciesAphelocoma californica caurina Pitelka, 1951  
                                     SubspeciesAphelocoma californica hypoleuca Ridgway, 1887  
                                     SubspeciesAphelocoma californica immanis Grinnell, 1901  
                                     SubspeciesAphelocoma californica obscura Anthony, 1889  
                                     SubspeciesAphelocoma californica oocleptica Swarth, 1918  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aphelocoma californica    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Aphelocoma californica    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Aphelocoma californica, Western Scrub-Jay [English]   
       
  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 http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Aphelocoma californica   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Aphelocoma californica   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Aphelocoma californica, Western Scrub Jay [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Incidental  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Formerly included in A. coerulescens  
 

 

   


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