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Cisticola aridulus  Witherby, 1900
Taxonomic Serial No.: 559310

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Desert Cisticola [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  
                            FamilyCisticolidae Sundevall, 1872  
                               GenusCisticola Kaup, 1829  
                                  SpeciesCisticola aridulus Witherby, 1900 – Desert Cisticola  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus aridulus Witherby, 1900  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus caliginus Clancey, 1955  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus eremicus Clancey, 1984  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus kalahari Ogilvie-Grant, 1910  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus lavendulae Ogilvie-Grant & Reid, 1901  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus lobito Lynes, 1930  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus perplexus C. M. N. White, 1947  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus tanganyika Lynes, 1930  
                                     Subspecies Cisticola aridulus traylori Benson & Irwin, 1966  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Cisticola aridulus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2012.01.05, website (version 05-Jan-12)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Cisticola aridulus   
  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: Cisticola aridulus, Desert Cisticola [English]   

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