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Tachybaptus pelzelnii  (Hartlaub, 1861)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 563258

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Podiceps pelzelnii Hartlaub, 1861
  Common Name(s): Madagascar Grebe [English]
    Madagascan 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 pelzelnii (Hartlaub, 1861) – Madagascar Grebe, Madagascan Grebe  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Tachybaptus pelzelnii    
  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 pelzelnii, Madagascan 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 pelzelnii, Madagascar 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 pelzelnii   
  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 pelzelnii, Madagascar Grebe [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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