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Hirundo tahitica  Gmelin, 1789
Taxonomic Serial No.: 560490

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Pacific Swallow [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  
                            FamilyHirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                               GenusHirundo Linnaeus, 1758 – Barn Swallows  
                                  SpeciesHirundo tahitica Gmelin, 1789 – Pacific Swallow  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Hirundo tahitica albescens Schodde & I. J. Mason, 1999  
                                     Subspecies Hirundo tahitica ambiens Mayr, 1934  
                                     Subspecies Hirundo tahitica frontalis Quoy & Gaimard, 1830  
                                     Subspecies Hirundo tahitica javanica Sparrman, 1789  
                                     Subspecies Hirundo tahitica namiyei (Stejneger, 1887)  
                                     Subspecies Hirundo tahitica subfusca Gould, 1856  
                                     Subspecies Hirundo tahitica tahitica Gmelin, 1789  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Hirundo tahitica    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.14, website (version 14-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Hirundo tahitica   
  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: Hirundo tahitica, Pacific Swallow [English]   

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