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Sporophila americana  (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 563073

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Variable Seedeater [English]
    Wing-barred Seedeater [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  
                            FamilyThraupidae  – Tanagers  
                               GenusSporophila Cabanis, 1844 – Seedeaters  
                                  SpeciesSporophila americana (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Variable Seedeater, Wing-barred Seedeater  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Sporophila americana americana (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)  
                                     Subspecies Sporophila americana dispar Todd, 1922  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Sporophila americana    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2007), website (version Jul-2007)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "List of the 2,046 Bird Species (With Scientific and English Names) Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-48), maintained at   
  Reference for: Sporophila americana, Variable Seedeater [English]   
  Source: Gill & Wright (2006) corrigenda/updates - 21-Sep-2007, website (version 1.1)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Corrigenda & updates for "BIRDS OF THE WORLD Recommended English Names" available at   
  Reference for: Sporophila americana, Wing-barred Seedeater [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Sporophila americana, Wing-barred Seedeater [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Sporophila americana   
  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: Sporophila americana, Wing-barred Seedeater [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stiles, F. Gary  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: When Black Plus White Equals Gray: the Nature of Variation in the Variable Seedeater Complex (Emberizinae: Sporophila)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ornitología Neotropical, vol. 7, no. 2   
  Page(s): 75-107   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1075-4377   
  Reference for: Sporophila americana   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  






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