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Passerellidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1189744

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
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  Common Name(s): New World sparrows [English]
 
    American sparrows [English]
 
    towhees [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyPasserellidae  – New World sparrows, American sparrows, towhees  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAimophila Swainson, 1837 – Aimophila Sparrows 
                               GenusAmmodramus Swainson, 1827 – Grassland Sparrows 
                               GenusAmmospiza Oberholser, 1905  
                               GenusAmphispiza Coues, 1874 – Desert Sparrows 
                               GenusAmphispizopsis Wolters, 1980  
                               GenusArremon Vieillot, 1816  
                               GenusArremonops Ridgway, 1896 – Olive Sparrows 
                               GenusArtemisiospiza Klicka & Banks, 2011  
                               GenusAtlapetes Wagler, 1831  
                               GenusCalamospiza Bonaparte, 1838 – Lark Buntings 
                               GenusCentronyx S. F. Baird, 1858  
                               GenusChlorospingus Cabanis, 1851  
                               GenusChondestes Swainson, 1827 – Lark Sparrows 
                               GenusJunco Wagler, 1831 – Juncos 
                               GenusMelospiza S. F. Baird, 1858 – Song Sparrows 
                               GenusMelozone Reichenbach, 1850  
                               GenusOreothraupis P. L. Sclater, 1856  
                               GenusOriturus Bonaparte, 1850  
                               GenusPasserculus Bonaparte, 1838 – Savannah Sparrows 
                               GenusPasserella Swainson, 1837 – Fox Sparrows 
                               GenusPeucaea Audubon, 1839  
                               GenusPezopetes Cabanis, 1861  
                               GenusPipilo Vieillot, 1816 – Towhees 
                               GenusPooecetes S. F. Baird, 1858 – Vesper Sparrows 
                               GenusRhynchospiza Ridgway, 1898  
                               GenusSpizella Bonaparte, 1832 – Chipping Sparrows 
                               GenusSpizelloides Slager & Klicka, 2014  
                               GenusTorreornis Barbour & J. L. Peters, 1927  
                               GenusXenospiza Bangs, 1931  
                               GenusZonotrichia Swainson, 1832 – Crowned Sparrows 
       

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  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Passerellidae, New World sparrows [English]   
       
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