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Carpodacus pulcherrimus  (F. Moore, 1856)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 559063

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Beautiful Rosefinch [English]
    Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch [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  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyFringillidae Leach, 1820 – gros-becs, moineaux, roselins, Old World Finches, Finches, Hawaiian Honeycreepers  
                               GenusCarpodacus Kaup, 1829 – Purple Finches  
                                  SpeciesCarpodacus pulcherrimus (F. Moore, 1856) – Beautiful Rosefinch, Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Carpodacus pulcherrimus argyrophrys Berlioz, 1929  
                                     Subspecies Carpodacus pulcherrimus pulcherrimus (F. Moore, 1856)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Carpodacus pulcherrimus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Gill & Wright (2006) corrigenda/updates - 21-Sep-2007, website (version 1.1)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Corrigenda & updates for "BIRDS OF THE WORLD Recommended English Names" available at   
  Reference for: Carpodacus pulcherrimus, Beautiful Rosefinch [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Carpodacus pulcherrimus, Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Carpodacus pulcherrimus   
  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: Carpodacus pulcherrimus, Beautiful Rosefinch [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  



  Comment: Change English name of Carpodacus pulcherrimus from Beautiful Rosefinch to Himalayan Beautiful Rosefinch with split of C. davidianus (IOC List v5.3)  



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