the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Delichon urbicum  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 726115

(Download Help) Delichon urbicum TSN 726115

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Delichon urbica (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Delichon urbica urbica (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
                            FamilyHirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                               GenusDelichon Moore, 1854 – House-Martins  
                                  SpeciesDelichon urbicum (Linnaeus, 1758)  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Delichon urbicum lagopodum (Pallas, 1811)  
                                     Subspecies Delichon urbicum meridionale (Hartert, 1910)  
                                     Subspecies Delichon urbicum urbicum (Linnaeus, 1758)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2007.03.27, website (version 26/03/2007)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Delichon urbicum   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.14, website (version 14-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Delichon urbicum   
  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: Delichon urbicum   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd Edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Delichon urbicum   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Incidental  
    Canada, Incidental  



  Comment: Subspecies are apparently no longer recognized for Delichon urbicum  



 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar