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Pytilia melba  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 562665

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Green-winged Pytilia [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyEstrildidae Bonaparte, 1850 – Waxbills, Munias  
                               GenusPytilia Swainson, 1837  
                                  SpeciesPytilia melba (Linnaeus, 1758) – Green-winged Pytilia  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Pytilia melba belli Ogilvie-Grant, 1907  
                                     Subspecies Pytilia melba citerior Strickland, 1853  
                                     Subspecies Pytilia melba grotei Reichenow, 1919  
                                     Subspecies Pytilia melba hygrophila Irwin & Benson, 1967  
                                     Subspecies Pytilia melba jessei Shelley, 1903  
                                     Subspecies Pytilia melba melba (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     Subspecies Pytilia melba percivali Someren, 1919  
                                     Subspecies Pytilia melba soudanensis (Sharpe, 1890)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Pytilia melba    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.10.16, website (version 16-Oct-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Pytilia melba   
  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: Pytilia melba, Green-winged Pytilia [English]   

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