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Alcedo atthis  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554549

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Common Kingfisher [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  
                         OrderCoraciiformes  – Kingfishers, Rollers, martins-pêcheurs  
                            FamilyAlcedinidae  – Kingfishers  
                                  GenusAlcedo Linnaeus, 1758  
                                     SpeciesAlcedo atthis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Kingfisher  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Alcedo atthis atthis (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        Subspecies Alcedo atthis bengalensis Gmelin, 1788  
                                        Subspecies Alcedo atthis floresiana Sharpe, 1892  
                                        Subspecies Alcedo atthis hispidoides Lesson, 1837  
                                        Subspecies Alcedo atthis ispida Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        Subspecies Alcedo atthis salomonensis Rothschild & Hartert, 1905  
                                        Subspecies Alcedo atthis taprobana O. Kleinschmidt, 1894  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Alcedo atthis    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Alcedo atthis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.11.05, website (version 05-Nov-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Zoonomen Nomenclatural data maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Alcedo atthis   
  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  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   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: Alcedo atthis   
  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: Alcedo atthis, Common Kingfisher [English]   

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






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