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Ailuroedus melanotis  (G. R. Gray, 1858)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 558482

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Spotted Catbird [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyPtilonorhynchidae  – Bowerbirds  
                               GenusAiluroedus Cabanis, 1851  
                                  SpeciesAiluroedus melanotis (G. R. Gray, 1858) – Spotted Catbird  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis arfakianus A. B. Meyer, 1874  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis astigmaticus Mayr, 1931  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis facialis Mayr, 1936  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis guttaticollis Stresemann, 1922  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis joanae Mathews, 1941  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis jobiensis Rothschild, 1895  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis maculosus E. P. Ramsay, 1875  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis melanocephalus E. P. Ramsay, 1883  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis melanotis (G. R. Gray, 1858)  
                                     Subspecies Ailuroedus melanotis misoliensis Mayr & Meyer de Schauensee, 1939  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Ailuroedus melanotis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Ailuroedus melanotis, Spotted Catbird [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2010.11.13, website (version 06-Oct-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Ailuroedus melanotis   
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