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Progne elegans  S. F. Baird, 1865
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554391

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Southern Martin [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  
                            FamilyHirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                               GenusProgne F. Boie, 1826  
                                  SpeciesProgne elegans S. F. Baird, 1865 – Southern Martin  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Progne elegans    
       
  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: Southern Martin[English]   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.14, website (version 14-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Progne elegans   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): American Ornithologists' Union   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of North American Birds, 7th Edition   
  Page(s): liv + 829   
  Publisher: American Ornithologists' Union   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-00-X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Progne elegans   
       
  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: Progne elegans   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clements, James F.   
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, Sixth Edition   
  Page(s): xix + 843   
  Publisher: Cornell University Press   
  Publication Place: Ithaca, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0801445019   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Progne elegans, Southern Martin [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd Edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Progne elegans, Southern Martin [English]   
       
  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: Progne elegans, Southern Martin [English]   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Formerly considered conspecific with Progne modesta Gould, 1838 (TSN 562475). Evidence for treatment as a separate species is weak, however we follow AOU and recognize Progne elegans (Baird, 1865) (TSN 554391) as distinct  
 

 

   


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