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Geospiza difficilis  Sharpe, 1888
Taxonomic Serial No.: 560236

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Sharp-beaked Ground Finch [English]
 
    Géospize à bec pointu [French]
 
    Pinzón de Darwin picofino [Spanish]
 
    tentilhão-da-terra-de-bico-agudo [Portuguese]
 
    Sharp-beaked Ground-Finch [English]
 
    Sharp-beaked Ground-finch [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyThraupidae  – Tanagers  
                               GenusGeospiza Gould, 1837  
                                  SpeciesGeospiza difficilis Sharpe, 1888 – Sharp-beaked Ground Finch, Géospize à bec pointu, Pinzón de Darwin picofino, tentilhão-da-terra-de-bico-agudo, Sharp-beaked Ground-Finch, Sharp-beaked Ground-finch  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Geospiza difficilis debilirostris Ridgway, 1894  
                                     Subspecies Geospiza difficilis difficilis Sharpe, 1888  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: eBird/Clements Checklist (2021), database (version 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/   
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis   
       
  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 http://www.worldbirdnames.org/   
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis, Sharp-beaked Ground Finch [English]   
       
  Source: HBW and BirdLife Int. v.5 (2020), database (version 5)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: HBW and BirdLife International (2020) Handbook of the Birds of the World and BirdLife International digital checklist of the birds of the world. Version 5. Available at: http://datazone.birdlife.org/userfiles/file/Species/Taxonomy/HBW-BirdLife_Checklist_v5_Dec20.zip   
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis   
       
  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 http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis, Sharp-beaked Ground Finch [English]   
       
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis, Sharp-beaked Ground Finch [English], Géospize à bec pointu [French], tentilhão-da-terra-de-bico-agudo [Portuguese], Pinzón de Darwin picofino [Spanish]   
       
  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 http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, E. C., and L. Christidis, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 4th Edition, Vol. 2 Passerines   
  Page(s): lii + 752   
  Publisher: Aves Press   
  Publication Place: Eastbourne, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780956861122   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis, Sharp-beaked Ground Finch [English]   
       
  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: Geospiza difficilis, Sharp-beaked Ground Finch [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paynter, Raymond A. Jr., and Robert W. Storer  
  Publication Date: 1970   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of Birds of the World, vol. 13   
  Page(s): xiv + 443   
  Publisher: Museum of Comparative Zoology   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Geospiza difficilis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

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