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Aethopyga  Cabanis, 1850
Taxonomic Serial No.: 557383

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyNectariniidae Vigors, 1825  
                               GenusAethopyga Cabanis, 1850  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Aethopyga bella Tweeddale, 1877  
                                  Species Aethopyga boltoni Mearns, 1905 – Apo Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga christinae Swinhoe, 1869 – Fork-tailed Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga decorosa (McGregor, 1907)  
                                  Species Aethopyga duyvenbodei (Schlegel, 1871) – Elegant Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga eximia (Horsfield, 1821) – White-flanked Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga flagrans Oustalet, 1876 – Flaming Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga gouldiae (Vigors, 1831) – Mrs. Gould's Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga guimarasensis (Steere, 1890)  
                                  Species Aethopyga ignicauda (Hodgson, 1836) – Fire-tailed Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga jefferyi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1894)  
                                  Species Aethopyga linaraborae Kennedy, Gonzales & Miranda, 1997 – Lina's Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga magnifica Sharpe, 1876  
                                  Species Aethopyga mystacalis (Temminck, 1822) – Javan Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga nipalensis (Hodgson, 1836) – Green-tailed Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga primigenia (Hachisuka, 1941)  
                                  Species Aethopyga pulcherrima Sharpe, 1876 – Metallic-winged Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga saturata (Hodgson, 1836) – Black-throated Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga shelleyi Sharpe, 1876 – Lovely Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga siparaja (Raffles, 1822) – Crimson Sunbird 
                                  Species Aethopyga temminckii (S. Muller, 1843)  
                                  Species Aethopyga tibolii Kennedy, Gonzales & Miranda, 1997  
                                  Species Aethopyga vigorsii (Sykes, 1832)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aethopyga    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.12.26, website (version 26-Dec-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Aethopyga   
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