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Thraupis episcopus  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 563425

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Tangara episcopus (Linnaeus, 1766)
  Common Name(s): Tángara azulgris [Spanish]
    Blue-gray Tanager [English]
    Blue-grey Tanager [English]
    Tangara évêque [French]
    Tangara azuleja [Spanish]
    sanhaço-da-amazônia [Portuguese]
  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  
                            FamilyThraupidae  – Tanagers  
                               GenusThraupis F. Boie, 1826  
                                  SpeciesThraupis episcopus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Tángara azulgris, Blue-gray Tanager, Blue-grey Tanager, Tangara évêque, Tangara azuleja, sanhaço-da-amazônia  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus berlepschi (Dalmas, 1900)  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus caerulea J. T. Zimmer, 1929  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus caesitia Wetmore, 1959  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus cana (Swainson, 1834)  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus coelestis (Spix, 1825)  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus cumatilis Wetmore, 1957  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus ehrenreichi (Reichenow, 1915)  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus episcopus (Linnaeus, 1766)  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus leucoptera (P. L. Sclater, 1886)  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus major (Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1896)  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus mediana J. T. Zimmer, 1944  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus nesophila Riley, 1912  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus quaesita Bangs & Noble, 1918  
                                     Subspecies Thraupis episcopus urubambae J. T. Zimmer, 1944  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Thraupis episcopus    
  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: Thraupis episcopus, Blue-gray Tanager [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Tángara azulgris[Spanish]   
  Source: eBird/Clements Checklist (2021), database (version 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from   
  Reference for: Thraupis episcopus   
  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: Thraupis episcopus, Blue-grey Tanager [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: Thraupis episcopus, Blue-grey Tanager [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Thraupis episcopus, Blue-grey Tanager [English], Tangara évêque [French], sanhaço-da-amazônia [Portuguese], Tangara azuleja [Spanish]   
  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: Thraupis episcopus   
  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: Thraupis episcopus, Blue-grey Tanager [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    Middle America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  






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