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Rhynchophanes mccownii  (Lawrence, 1851)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 997873

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Calcarius mccownii (Lawrence, 1851)
    Plectrophanes mccownii Lawrence, 1851
  Common Name(s): Thick-billed Longspur [English]
  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  
                            FamilyCalcariidae  – Longspurs, Snow Buntings  
                               GenusRhynchophanes S. F. Baird, 1858  
                                  SpeciesRhynchophanes mccownii (Lawrence, 1851) – Thick-billed Longspur  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2014). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Available at:   
  Reference for: Rhynchophanes mccownii   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 11.1), website (version 11.1), website (version 11.1)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2021. IOC World Bird List (v 11.1). Available at [Accessed 12 May, 2021]   
  Reference for: Rhynchophanes mccownii, Thick-billed Longspur [English]   
  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: Rhynchophanes mccownii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Chesser, R. Terry, Shawn M. Billerman, Kevin J. Burns, Carla Cicero, John L. Dunn, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2021   
  Article/Chapter Title: Addendum to the Sixty-first Supplement to the American Ornithological Society's Check-list of North American Birds   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ornithology, vol. 138, no. 1   
  Page(s): p. 1   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8030   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/ornithology/ukaa074   
  Reference for: Rhynchophanes mccownii, Thick-billed Longspur [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  






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