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Steatornithes 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177950

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Suborder  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Caprimulgiformes 
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

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  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Steatornithes    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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 Comments
       
  Comment: According to Dr. Richard Banks (personal communication, 2005), suborder Steatornithes is a synonym of suborder Caprimulgi. Since ITIS is not currently recognizing suborders in the Caprimulgiformes, it is being placed in synonymy thereunder for the time being  
 

 

   

 
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