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Aratinga  Spix, 1824
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177672

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Parakeets [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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPsittaciformes  – Parrots, perroquets  
                            FamilyPsittacidae  – Cockatoos, Lories, Macaws, Parrots, aras, cacatoès, perroquets  
                                  GenusAratinga Spix, 1824 – Parakeets  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Aratinga acuticaudata (Vieillot, 1818) – Blue-crowned Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga aurea (Gmelin, 1788) – Peach-fronted Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga auricapillus (Kuhl, 1820) – Golden-capped Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga cactorum (Kuhl, 1820) – Caatinga Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga canicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Orange-fronted Parakeet, Perico frente naranja 
                                     Species Aratinga chloroptera (Souance, 1856) – Hispaniolan Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga erythrogenys (Lesson, 1844) – Red-masked Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga euops (Wagler, 1832) – Cuban Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga finschi (Salvin, 1871) – Finsch's Parakeet, Crimson-fronted Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga hockingi Arndt, 2006  
                                     Species Aratinga holochlora (P. L. Sclater, 1859) – Green Parakeet, Perico mexicano 
                                     Species Aratinga jandaya (Gmelin, 1788) – Jandaya Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga leucophthalma (Statius Muller, 1776) – White-eyed Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga mitrata (Tschudi, 1844) – Mitred Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga nana (Vigors, 1830) – Jamaican Parakeet, Olive-throated Parakeet, Perico pecho sucio 
                                     Species Aratinga pertinax (Linnaeus, 1758) – Brown-throated Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga pintoi L. F. Silveira, F. C. T. De Lima & E. Hofling, 2005  
                                     Species Aratinga solstitialis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Sun Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga strenua (Ridgway, 1915) – Pacific Parakeet, Perico centroamericano 
                                     Species Aratinga wagleri (G. R. Gray, 1845) – Scarlet-fronted Parakeet 
                                     Species Aratinga weddellii (Deville, 1851) – Dusky-headed Parakeet 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aratinga    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Aratinga    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aratinga   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.12.13, website (version 13-Dec-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Aratinga   
  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: Aratinga   
  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: Aratinga, Parakeets [English]   

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