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Cypsiurus parvus  (M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 555001

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cypselus parvus M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823
  Common Name(s): African Palm Swift [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderApodiformes  – Swifts, Hummingbirds  
                            FamilyApodidae  – Swifts  
                                  GenusCypsiurus R. Lesson, 1843  
                                     SpeciesCypsiurus parvus (M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823) – African Palm Swift  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Cypsiurus parvus brachypterus (Reichenow, 1903)  
                                        Subspecies Cypsiurus parvus celer Clancey, 1983  
                                        Subspecies Cypsiurus parvus hyphaenes Brooke, 1972  
                                        Subspecies Cypsiurus parvus laemostigma (Reichenow, 1905)  
                                        Subspecies Cypsiurus parvus myochrous (Reichenow, 1886)  
                                        Subspecies Cypsiurus parvus parvus (M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Cypsiurus parvus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 11.1), website (version 11.1)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2021. IOC World Bird List (v 11.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.11.1. Available at [Accessed 28 May, 2021]   
  Reference for: Cypsiurus parvus, African Palm Swift [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2020.04.03, website (version 03-Apr-20)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Cypsiurus parvus   
  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: Cypsiurus parvus, African Palm Swift [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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