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Buteo  Lacepede, 1799
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175349

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Asturina Vieillot, 1816
  Common Name(s): Buteonine Hawks [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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderAccipitriformes  – éperviers, Hawks  
                            FamilyAccipitridae Vigors, 1824 – Eagles, Hawks, Kites, aigles, buses, éperviers  
                               GenusButeo Lacepede, 1799 – Buteonine Hawks  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Buteo albicaudatus Vieillot, 1816 – White-tailed Hawk, Aguililla cola blanca, Buse à queue blanche 
                                  Species Buteo albigula Philippi, 1899 – White-throated Hawk 
                                  Species Buteo albonotatus Kaup, 1847 – Zone-tailed Hawk, Aguililla aura, Buse à queue barrée 
                                  Species Buteo archeri W. L. Sclater, 1918 – Archer's Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo augur (Ruppell, 1836) – Augur Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo auguralis Salvadori, 1865 – Red-necked Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo brachypterus Hartlaub, 1860 – Madagascar Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo brachyurus Vieillot, 1816 – Short-tailed Hawk, Aguililla cola corta, Buse à queue courte 
                                  Species Buteo burmanicus Hume, 1875 – Himalayan Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo buteo (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo galapagoensis (Gould, 1837) – Galapagos Hawk 
                                  Species Buteo hemilasius Temminck & Schlegel, 1844 – Upland Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo jamaicensis (Gmelin, 1788) – Aguililla cola roja, Red-tailed Hawk, Buse à queue rousse 
                                  Species Buteo japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844 – Eastern Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo lagopus (Pontoppidan, 1763) – Aguililla ártica, Rough-legged Hawk, Roughleg, Buse pattue, Rough-legged Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo lineatus (Gmelin, 1788) – Aguililla pecho rojo, Red-shouldered Hawk, Buse à épaulettes 
                                  Species Buteo nitidus (Latham, 1790) – Aguililla gris, Buse cendrée, Grey Hawk, Gray Hawk 
                                  Species Buteo oreophilus Hartert & Neumann, 1914 – Mountain Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo platypterus (Vieillot, 1823) – Aguililla ala ancha, Broad-winged Hawk, Petite Buse 
                                  Species Buteo poecilochrous Gurney, 1879  
                                  Species Buteo polyosoma (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) – Variable Hawk 
                                  Species Buteo regalis (G. R. Gray, 1844) – Ferruginous Hawk, Aguililla real, Buse rouilleuse 
                                  Species Buteo ridgwayi (Cory, 1883) – Ridgway's Hawk, Buse de Ridgway 
                                  Species Buteo rufinus (Cretzschmar, 1829) – Long-legged Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo rufofuscus (J. R. Forster, 1798) – Jackal Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo socotraensis Porter & Kirwan, 2010 – Socotra Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo solitarius Peale, 1848 – Hawaiian Hawk, Buse d'Hawaï, 'Io 
                                  Species Buteo swainsoni Bonaparte, 1838 – Aguililla de Swainson, Swainson's Hawk, Buse de Swainson 
                                  Species Buteo trizonatus Rudebeck, 1957 – Forest Buzzard 
                                  Species Buteo ventralis Gould, 1837 – Rufous-tailed Hawk 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Buteo    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Buteo    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Buteo   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.25, website (version 25-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Buteo   
  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: Buteo   
  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: Buteo   

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