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Gallinago  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176698

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Capella Frenzel, 1801
  Common Name(s): Snipes [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  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyScolopacidae Rafinesque, 1815 – Sandpipers, bécasseaux, Snipes  
                               GenusGallinago Brisson, 1760 – Snipes  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesGallinago andina Taczanowski, 1875 – Puna Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago delicata (Ord, 1825) – Wilson's Snipe, Bécassine de Wilson 
                                  SpeciesGallinago gallinago (Linnaeus, 1758) – Agachona común, Common Snipe, Bécassine des marais 
                                  SpeciesGallinago hardwickii (J. E. Gray, 1831) – Latham's Snipe, Japanese Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago imperialis P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869 – Imperial Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago jamesoni (Jardine & Bonaparte, 1855) – Andean Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago macrodactyla Bonaparte, 1839 – Madagascar Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago media (Latham, 1787) – Great Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago megala Swinhoe, 1861 – Swinhoe's Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago nemoricola Hodgson, 1836 – Wood Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago nigripennis Bonaparte, 1839 – African Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago nobilis P. L. Sclater, 1856 – Noble Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago paraguaiae (Vieillot, 1816) – South American Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago solitaria Hodgson, 1831 – Solitary Snipe, Bécassine solitaire 
                                  SpeciesGallinago stenura (Bonaparte, 1831) – Pin-tailed Snipe, Bécassine à queue pointue 
                                  SpeciesGallinago stricklandii (G. R. Gray, 1845) – Fuegian Snipe 
                                  SpeciesGallinago undulata (Boddaert, 1783) – Giant Snipe 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Gallinago    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Gallinago    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gallinago   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Gallinago   
  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: Gallinago   
  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: Gallinago   

 Geographic Information
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