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Nyctibius aethereus  (zu Wied-Neuwied, 1820)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 555526

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Caprimulgus aethereus zu Wied-Neuwied, 1820
  Common Name(s): Long-tailed Potoo [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  
                            FamilyNyctibiidae  – Potoos  
                               GenusNyctibius Vieillot, 1816 – Potoos  
                                  SpeciesNyctibius aethereus (zu Wied-Neuwied, 1820) – Long-tailed Potoo  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SubspeciesNyctibius aethereus aethereus (zu Wied-Neuwied, 1820)  
                                     SubspeciesNyctibius aethereus chocoensis Chapman, 1921  
                                     SubspeciesNyctibius aethereus longicaudatus (von Spix, 1825)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Nyctibius aethereus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 8.2), website (version 8.2), website (version 8.2)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2018. IOC World Bird List (v 8.2). Available at [Accessed 26 Jun, 2018]   
  Reference for: Nyctibius aethereus, Long-tailed Potoo [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2018.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-18)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Nyctibius aethereus   
  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: Nyctibius aethereus, Long-tailed Potoo [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  






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