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Podiceps  Latham, 1787
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174478

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Podicephorus Bochenski, 1994
  Common Name(s): Typical Grebes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPodicipediformes  – Grebes, grèbes  
                            FamilyPodicipedidae Bonaparte, 1831 – Grebes  
                               GenusPodiceps Latham, 1787 – Typical Grebes  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Podiceps andinus (Meyer de Schauensee, 1959) – Colombian Grebe 
                                  Species Podiceps auritus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Zambullidor cornudo, Grèbe esclavon, Horned Grebe 
                                  Species Podiceps cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Great Crested Grebe 
                                  Species Podiceps gallardoi Rumboll, 1974 – Hooded Grebe 
                                  Species Podiceps grisegena (Boddaert, 1783) – Grèbe jougris, Red-necked Grebe 
                                  Species Podiceps major (Boddaert, 1783) – Great Grebe 
                                  Species Podiceps nigricollis C. L. Brehm, 1831 – Zambullidor orejudo, Eared Grebe, Grèbe à cou noir, Black-necked Grebe 
                                  Species Podiceps occipitalis Garnot, 1826 – Silvery Grebe 
                                  Species Podiceps taczanowskii von Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1894 – Junin Grebe 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Podiceps    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Podiceps    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.4), website (version 5.4), website (version 5.4)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.1). Available at [Accessed 01 February, 2015]   
  Reference for: Podiceps   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Podiceps   
  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: Podiceps   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Podiceps   

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