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Ploceus ocularis  A. Smith, 1828
Taxonomic Serial No.: 916822

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ploceus ocularis A. Smith, 1839
  Common Name(s): Spectacled Weaver [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  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyPloceidae Sundevall, 1836 – Bishops, Weavers, Widowbirds  
                               GenusPloceus Cuvier, 1816  
                                  SpeciesPloceus ocularis A. Smith, 1828 – Spectacled Weaver  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus ocularis brevior Lawson, 1962  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus ocularis crocatus (Hartlaub, 1881)  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus ocularis ocularis A. Smith, 1828  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus ocularis suahelicus Neumann, 1905  
                                     Subspecies Ploceus ocularis tenuirostris Traylor, 1964  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.12.18, website (version 18-Dec-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Ploceus ocularis   
  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: Spectacled Weaver[English]   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: A. Smith published Ploceus ocularius in 1839 (TSN 562318), which presumably is an unjustified emendation of P. ocularis A. Smith 1828  



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