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Passer motitensis  (A. Smith, 1836)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 561886

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Great Sparrow [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  
                            FamilyPasseridae Rafinesque, 1815  
                               GenusPasser Brisson, 1760 – Old World Sparrows  
                                  SpeciesPasser motitensis (A. Smith, 1836) – Great Sparrow  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Passer motitensis benguellensis Lynes, 1926  
                                     Subspecies Passer motitensis motitensis (A. Smith, 1836)  
                                     Subspecies Passer motitensis subsolanus Clancey, 1964  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Passer motitensis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v3.4, website (version 3.4)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2013. IOC World Bird List (v 3.4). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 20 August, 2013]   
  Reference for: Passer motitensis   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, website (version 1998)  
  Acquired: 1998   
  Notes: Alan P. Peterson; http://www.zoonomen.net/   
  Reference for: Passer motitensis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: Passer motitensis, Great Sparrow [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mayr, Ernst, and James C. Greenway, Jr., eds.  
  Publication Date: 1962   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of Birds of the World, vol. 15   
  Page(s): 315   
  Publisher: Museum of Comparative Zoology   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Passer motitensis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Mayr and Greenway (1962) cite 1848 as the year of publication but it is predated by a publication from 1836 where A. Smith describes the taxon; see Zoonomen website (2011) for further explanation  
 

 

   

 
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