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Tachybaptus novaehollandiae  (Stephens, 1826)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 563257

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Australasian Grebe [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  
                         OrderPodicipediformes  – Grebes, grèbes  
                            FamilyPodicipedidae Bonaparte, 1831 – Grebes  
                               GenusTachybaptus Reichenbach, 1853 – Least Grebes  
                                  SpeciesTachybaptus novaehollandiae (Stephens, 1826) – Australasian Grebe  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Tachybaptus novaehollandiae fumosus (Mayr, 1943)  
                                     Subspecies Tachybaptus novaehollandiae incola (Mayr, 1943)  
                                     Subspecies Tachybaptus novaehollandiae javanicus (Mayr, 1943)  
                                     Subspecies Tachybaptus novaehollandiae leucosternos (Mayr, 1931)  
                                     Subspecies Tachybaptus novaehollandiae novaehollandiae (Stephens, 1826)  
                                     Subspecies Tachybaptus novaehollandiae rennellianus (Mayr, 1943)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Tachybaptus novaehollandiae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.4), website (version 5.4), website (version 5.4)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.1). Available at [Accessed 01 February, 2015]   
  Reference for: Tachybaptus novaehollandiae, Australasian Grebe [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Tachybaptus novaehollandiae, Australasian Grebe [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: Tachybaptus novaehollandiae   
  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: Tachybaptus novaehollandiae, Australasian Grebe [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  
    Southern Asia  






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