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Gallirallus philippensis  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 560157

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rallus philippensis Linnaeus, 1766
  Common Name(s): Banded Rail [English]
    Buff-banded Rail [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGruiformes  – Cranes, Rails, grues, râles  
                            FamilyRallidae  – Coots, Rails, foulques, gallinules, râles, Waterhens  
                               GenusGallirallus Lafresnaye, 1841  
                                  SpeciesGallirallus philippensis (Linnaeus, 1766) – Banded Rail, Buff-banded Rail  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis admiralitatis (Stresemann, 1929)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis anachoretae (Mayr, 1949)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis andrewsi (Mathews, 1911)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis assimilis (G. R. Gray, 1843)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis christophori (Mayr, 1938)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis ecaudatus (J. F. Miller, 1783)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis goodsoni (Mathews, 1911)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis lacustris (Mayr, 1938)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis lesouefi (Mathews, 1911)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis macquariensis (Hutton, 1879)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis mellori (Mathews, 1912)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis meyeri (Hartert, 1930)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis pelewensis (Mayr, 1933)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis philippensis (Linnaeus, 1766)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis praedo (Mayr, 1949)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis randi (Mayr & Gilliard, 1951)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis reductus (Mayr, 1938)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis sethsmithi (Mathews, 1911)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis swindellsi (Mathews, 1911)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis tounelieri Schodde & Naurois, 1982  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis wahgiensis (Mayr & Gilliard, 1951)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis wilkinsoni (Mathews, 1911)  
                                     Subspecies Gallirallus philippensis xerophilus (Bemmel & Hoogerwerf, 1940)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Gallirallus philippensis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.07.04, website (version 04-Jul-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Gallirallus philippensis   
  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: Gallirallus philippensis, Buff-banded Rail [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Taylor, Barry  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Rails: A Guide to the Rails, Crakes, Gallinules and Coots of the World   
  Page(s): 600   
  Publisher: Yale University Press   
  Publication Place: New Haven, Connecticut, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-300-07758-0   
  Reference for: Gallirallus philippensis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Central Pacific Territories, Native  






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