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Mirafra africana  A. Smith, 1836
Taxonomic Serial No.: 561139

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Rufous-naped Lark [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  
                            FamilyAlaudidae Vigors, 1825 – Larks  
                               GenusMirafra Horsfield, 1821  
                                  SpeciesMirafra africana A. Smith, 1836 – Rufous-naped Lark  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana africana A. Smith, 1836  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana athi Hartert, 1900  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana bamendae Serle, 1959  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana batesi Bannerman, 1923  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana chapini Grant & Mackworth-Praed, 1939  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana ghansiensis (Roberts, 1932)  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana gomesi C. M. N. White, 1944  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana grisescens Sharpe, 1902  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana harterti Neumann, 1908  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana henrici Bates, 1930  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana isolata Clancey, 1956  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana kabalii C. M. N. White, 1943  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana kurrae Lynes, 1923  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana malbranti Chapin, 1946  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana nigrescens Reichenow, 1900  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana nyikae Benson, 1939  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana occidentalis (Hartlaub, 1857)  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana pallida Sharpe, 1902  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana ruwenzoria Kinnear, 1921  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana sharpii Elliot, 1897  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana stresemanni Bannerman, 1923  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana transvaalensis Hartert, 1900  
                                     Subspecies Mirafra africana tropicalis Hartert, 1900  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Mirafra africana    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.04, website (version 04-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Mirafra africana   
  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: Mirafra africana, Rufous-naped Lark [English]   

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