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Aplonis opaca  (Kittlitz, 1833)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554132

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Micronesian Starling [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  
                            FamilySturnidae Rafinesque, 1815 – étourneaux, Starlings  
                               GenusAplonis Gould, 1836  
                                  SpeciesAplonis opaca (Kittlitz, 1833) – Micronesian Starling  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis opaca aenea Taka-Tsukasa & Yamashina, 1931  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis opaca anga Momiyama, 1922  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis opaca guami Momiyama, 1922 – Micronesian starling 
                                     Subspecies Aplonis opaca kurodai Momiyama, 1920  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis opaca opaca (Kittlitz, 1833)  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis opaca orii Taka-Tsukasa & Yamashina, 1931  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis opaca ponapensis Taka-Tsukasa & Yamashina, 1931  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aplonis opaca    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, v 3.1, website (version 3.1)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2012. IOC World Bird List (v 3.1). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 18 May 2012]   
  Reference for: Micronesian Starling[English]   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.07, website (version 07-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Aplonis opaca   
       
  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: Aplonis opaca   
       
  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: Aplonis opaca, Micronesian Starling [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Central Pacific Territories, Native  
 

 

   

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