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Piaya cayana  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554785

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Cuclillo canela [Spanish]
    Squirrel Cuckoo [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  
                         OrderCuculiformes  – Cuckoos, coucoua  
                            FamilyCuculidae  – Anis, Cuckoos, Roadrunners  
                                  GenusPiaya Lesson, 1830  
                                     SpeciesPiaya cayana (Linnaeus, 1766) – Cuclillo canela, Squirrel Cuckoo  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana cabanisi Allen, 1893  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana cayana (Linnaeus, 1766)  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana circe Bonaparte, 1850  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana hellmayri Pinto, 1938  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana insulana Hellmayr, 1906  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana macroura Gambel, 1849  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana mehleri Bonaparte, 1850  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana mesura (Cabanis & Heine, 1863)  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana mexicana (Swainson, 1827)  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana mogenseni J. L. Peters, 1926  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana nigricrissa (Cabanis, 1862)  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana obscura E. Snethlage, 1908  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana pallescens (Cabanis & Heine, 1863)  
                                        Subspecies Piaya cayana thermophila P. L. Sclater, 1860  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Piaya cayana    
  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   
  Reference for: Piaya cayana, Squirrel Cuckoo [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Cuclillo canela[Spanish]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.04.08, website (version 08-Apr-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Piaya cayana   
  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: Piaya cayana, Squirrel Cuckoo [English]   

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