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Egretta  T. Forster, 1817
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174812

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Florida Baird, 1858
    Dichromanassa Ridgway, 1878
    Hydranassa Baird, 1858
    Mesophoyx Sharpe, 1894
  Common Name(s): Plumed Egrets [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPelecaniformes  – Pelicans, pélicans, Ibises, ibis, Herons, hérons  
                            FamilyArdeidae Leach, 1820 – Bitterns, Egrets, Herons  
                               SubfamilyArdeinae Leach, 1820  
                                  GenusEgretta T. Forster, 1817 – Plumed Egrets  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesEgretta ardesiaca (Wagler, 1827) – Black Heron 
                                     SpeciesEgretta caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758) – Garceta azul, Little Blue Heron, aigrette bleu, Aigrette bleue 
                                     SpeciesEgretta dimorpha Hartert, 1914 – Dimorphic Egret 
                                     SpeciesEgretta eulophotes (Swinhoe, 1860) – Chinese Egret, Aigrette de Chine 
                                     SpeciesEgretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766) – Little Egret, Aigrette garzette 
                                     SpeciesEgretta gularis (Bosc, 1792) – Western Reef Heron, Aigrette à gorge blanche, Western Reef-Heron 
                                     SpeciesEgretta intermedia (Wagler, 1829) – Plumed Egret, Intermediate Egret 
                                     SpeciesEgretta novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790) – White-faced Heron 
                                     SpeciesEgretta picata (Gould, 1845) – Pied Heron 
                                     SpeciesEgretta rufescens (Gmelin, 1789) – Reddish Egret, Garceta rojiza, Aigrette roussâtre 
                                     SpeciesEgretta sacra (Gmelin, 1789) – Pacific Reef-Heron, Pacific Reef Heron 
                                     SpeciesEgretta thula (Molina, 1782) – Garceta pie-dorado, Snowy Egret, Aigrette neigeuse 
                                     SpeciesEgretta tricolor (Statius Muller, 1776) – Garceta tricolor, Tricolored Heron, Aigrette tricolore 
                                     SpeciesEgretta vinaceigula (Sharpe, 1895) – Slaty Egret 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Egretta    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Egretta    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Egretta   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.01.25, website (version 25-Jan-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Egretta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Egretta   
  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: Egretta   

 Geographic Information
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