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Ploceus cucullatus  (Statius Muller, 1776)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 562296

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Village Weaver [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  
                            FamilyPloceidae Sundevall, 1836 – Bishops, Weavers, Widowbirds  
                               GenusPloceus Cuvier, 1816  
                                  SpeciesPloceus cucullatus (Statius Muller, 1776) – Village Weaver  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus abyssinicus (Gmelin, 1789)  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus bohndorffi Reichenow, 1887  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus collaris Vieillot, 1819  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus cucullatus (Statius Muller, 1776)  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus dilutescens Clancey, 1956  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus frobenii Reichenow, 1923  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus graueri Hartert, 1911  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus nigriceps (E. L. Layard, 1867)  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus paroptus Clancey, 1959  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus cucullatus spilonotus Vigors, 1831  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Ploceus cucullatus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Ploceus cucullatus, Village Weaver [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.12.18, website (version 18-Dec-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Ploceus cucullatus   
  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: Ploceus cucullatus, Village Weaver [English]   

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