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Melanorectes nigrescens  (Schlegel, 1871)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 916835

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pitohui nigrescens (Schlegel, 1871)
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                            FamilyPachycephalidae Swainson, 1831  
                               GenusMelanorectes Sharpe, 1877  
                                  SpeciesMelanorectes nigrescens (Schlegel, 1871)  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Melanorectes nigrescens buergersi (Stresemann, 1922)  
                                     Subspecies Melanorectes nigrescens harterti Reichenow, 1911  
                                     Subspecies Melanorectes nigrescens meeki (Rothschild & Hartert, 1913)  
                                     Subspecies Melanorectes nigrescens nigrescens (Schlegel, 1871)  
                                     Subspecies Melanorectes nigrescens schistaceus (Reichenow, 1900)  
                                     Subspecies Melanorectes nigrescens wandamensis (Hartert, 1930)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v3.4, website (version 3.4)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2013. IOC World Bird List (v 3.4). Available at [Accessed 20 August, 2013]   
  Reference for: Melanorectes nigrescens   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dumbacher, John P., Kristy Deiner, Lindsey Thompson, and Robert C. Fleischer  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of the avian genus Pitohui and the evolution of toxicity in birds   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 49, no. 3   
  Page(s): 774-781   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2008.09.018   
  Reference for: Melanorectes nigrescens   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paynter, Raymond A., and Ernest Mayr,eds.  
  Publication Date: 1967   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of Birds of the World, vol. 12   
  Page(s): ix + 495   
  Publisher: Museum of Comparative Zoology   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  Reference for: Melanorectes nigrescens   

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