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Butorides striata  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726050

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Butorides striatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Common Name(s): Striated Heron [English]
    Héron strié [French]
    Green-backed Heron [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  
                         OrderPelecaniformes  – Pelicans, pélicans, Ibises, ibis, Herons, hérons  
                            FamilyArdeidae Leach, 1820 – Bitterns, Egrets, Herons  
                               SubfamilyArdeinae Leach, 1820  
                                  GenusButorides Blyth, 1852 – Green-backed Herons  
                                     SpeciesButorides striata (Linnaeus, 1758) – Striated Heron, Héron strié, Green-backed Heron  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata actophila Oberholser, 1912  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata albolimbata Reichenow, 1900  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata amurensis (Schrenck, 1860)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata atricapilla (Afzelius, 1804)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata brevipes (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata chloriceps (Bonaparte, 1855)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata crawfordi Nicoll, 1906  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata degens Hartert, 1920  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata idenburgi Rand, 1941  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata javanica (Horsfield, 1821)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata macrorhyncha (Gould, 1848)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata moluccarum Hartert, 1920  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata papuensis Mayr, 1940  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata patruelis (Peale, 1848)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata rhizophorae Salomonsen, 1934  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata rutenbergi (Hartlaub, 1880)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata solomonensis Mayr, 1940  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata spodiogaster Sharpe, 1894  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata stagnatilis (Gould, 1848)  
                                        SubspeciesButorides striata striata (Linnaeus, 1758)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (08-2011), website (version Aug-2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "Check-list of North American Birds - List of the 2,078 Bird Species Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-52), maintained at   
  Reference for: Butorides striata, Striated Heron [English], Héron strié [French]   
  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: Butorides striata, Striated Heron [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.01.25, website (version 25-Jan-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Butorides striata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): American Ornithologists' Union   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Forty-fifth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American birds   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Auk, vol. 121, no. 3   
  Page(s): 985-995   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8038   
  Reference for: Butorides striata   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Hawaii, Native  






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