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Aplonis tabuensis  (Gmelin, 1788)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554134

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Polynesian Starling [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilySturnidae Rafinesque, 1815 – étourneaux, Starlings  
                               GenusAplonis Gould, 1836  
                                  SpeciesAplonis tabuensis (Gmelin, 1788) – Polynesian Starling  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis brevirostris (Peale, 1848)  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis brunnescens Sharpe, 1890  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis fortunae E. L. Layard, 1876  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis manuae Mayr, 1942  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis nesiotes Mayr, 1942  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis pachyrhampha Mayr, 1942  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis rotumae Mayr, 1942  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis tabuensis (Gmelin, 1788)  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosa Mayr, 1942  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis tucopiae Mayr, 1942  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis tutuilae Mayr, 1942  
                                     Subspecies Aplonis tabuensis vitiensis E. L. Layard, 1876  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aplonis tabuensis    
  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 [Accessed 18 May 2012]   
  Reference for: Polynesian 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   
  Reference for: Aplonis tabuensis   
  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: Aplonis tabuensis   
  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 tabuensis, Polynesian Starling [English]   

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






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