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Lamprotornis  Temminck, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 557805

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Coccycolius Oustalet, 1879
    Cosmopsarus Reichenow, 1879
    Spreo Lesson, 1831
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  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  
                            FamilySturnidae Rafinesque, 1815 – étourneaux, Starlings  
                               GenusLamprotornis Temminck, 1820  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Lamprotornis acuticaudus (Bocage, 1869) – Sharp-tailed Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis albicapillus (Blyth, 1855) – White-crowned Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis australis (A. Smith, 1836) – Burchell's Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis bicolor (Gmelin, 1789) – Pied Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis caudatus (Statius Muller, 1776) – Long-tailed Glossy Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis chalcurus Nordmann, 1835 – Bronze-tailed Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis chalybaeus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828 – Greater Blue-eared Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis chloropterus Swainson, 1838 – Lesser Blue-eared Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis elisabeth (Stresemann, 1924) – Miombo Blue-eared Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis fischeri (Reichenow, 1884) – Fischer's Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis hildebrandti (Cabanis, 1878) – Hildebrandt's Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis iris (Oustalet, 1879) – Emerald Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis mevesii (Wahlberg, 1856) – Meves's Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis nitens (Linnaeus, 1766) – Cape Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis ornatus (Daudin, 1800) – Principe Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis pulcher (Statius Muller, 1776) – Chestnut-bellied Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis purpureus (Statius Muller, 1776) – Purple Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis purpuroptera Rüppell, 1845  
                                  Species Lamprotornis regius (Reichenow, 1879)  
                                  Species Lamprotornis shelleyi (Sharpe, 1890) – Shelley's Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis splendidus (Vieillot, 1822) – Splendid Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis superbus Rüppell, 1845 – Superb Starling 
                                  Species Lamprotornis unicolor (Shelley, 1881)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Lamprotornis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.07, website (version 07-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
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