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Megapodius  Gaimard, 1823
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175696

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Megapodes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGalliformes  – Fowls, Gallinaceous Birds, gallinacées, volaille  
                            FamilyMegapodiidae  – Megapodes  
                               GenusMegapodius Gaimard, 1823 – Megapodes  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesMegapodius bernsteinii Schlegel, 1866 – Sula Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853 – Philippine Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius decollatus Oustalet, 1878 – New Guinea Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius eremita Hartlaub, 1868 – Melanesian Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius forstenii G. R. Gray, 1847 – Forsten's Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius freycinet Gaimard, 1823 – Dusky Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius geelvinkianus A. B. Meyer, 1874 – Biak Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius laperouse Gaimard, 1823 – La Perouse's Megapode, Micronesian Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius layardi Tristram, 1879 – Vanuatu Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius nicobariensis Blyth, 1846 – Nicobar Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius pritchardii G. R. Gray, 1864 – Tongan Megapode 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius reinwardt Dumont, 1823 – Scrubfowl 
                                  SpeciesMegapodius tenimberensis P. L. Sclater, 1883 – Tanimbar Megapode 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Megapodius    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Megapodius    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Megapodius   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.11.09, website (version 09-Nov-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Megapodius   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
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  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Megapodius   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Megapodius, Megapodes [English]   
       

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