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Hypsipetes leucocephalus  (Gmelin, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 560557

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Black Bulbul [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  
                            FamilyPycnonotidae G. R. Gray, 1840 – Bulbuls  
                               GenusHypsipetes Vigors, 1831  
                                  SpeciesHypsipetes leucocephalus (Gmelin, 1789) – Black Bulbul  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus ambiens (Mayr, 1942)  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus concolor Blyth, 1849  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus leucocephalus (Gmelin, 1789)  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus leucothorax (Mayr, 1942)  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus nigerrimus Gould, 1863  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus nigrescens E. C. S. Baker, 1917  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus perniger Swinhoe, 1870  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus psaroides Vigors, 1831  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus sinensis (La Touche, 1922)  
                                     Subspecies Hypsipetes leucocephalus stresemanni (Mayr, 1942)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Hypsipetes leucocephalus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.09.22, website (version 22-Sep-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Hypsipetes leucocephalus   
  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: Hypsipetes leucocephalus, Black Bulbul [English]   

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