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Ciccaba virgata  (Cassin, 1849)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 555435

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Strix virgata (Cassin, 1849)
  Common Name(s): Búho café [Spanish]
  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  
                         OrderStrigiformes  – Owls, chouettes, engoulevents, hiboux, Goatsuckers  
                            FamilyStrigidae  – Typical Owls, strigidés, Owls  
                                  GenusCiccaba Wagler, 1832  
                                     SpeciesCiccaba virgata (Cassin, 1849) – Búho café  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Ciccaba virgata borelliana (W. Bertoni, 1901)  
                                        Subspecies Ciccaba virgata centralis (Griscom, 1929)  
                                        Subspecies Ciccaba virgata macconnelli (Chubb, 1916)  
                                        Subspecies Ciccaba virgata squamulata (Bonaparte, 1850)  
                                        Subspecies Ciccaba virgata superciliaris (Pelzeln, 1863)  
                                        Subspecies Ciccaba virgata tamaulipensis (J. C. Phillips, 1911)  
                                        Subspecies Ciccaba virgata virgata (Cassin, 1849)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Ciccaba virgata    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Ciccaba virgata    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Búho café[Spanish]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.08.07, website (version 07-Aug-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Ciccaba virgata   
  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: Ciccaba virgata   

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



  Comment: The 44th AOU supplement (2003) states that the taxonomic proposal to merge Ciccaba (TSN 553760) into Strix Linnaeus, 1758 (TSN 177920) has not yet been accepted  



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