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Contopus  Cabanis, 1855
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178355

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Nuttallornis Ridgway, 1887
  Common Name(s): Pewees [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  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyTyrannidae  – Tyrant Flycatchers, tyrans gobe-mouches  
                               GenusContopus Cabanis, 1855 – Pewees  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Contopus albogularis (Berlioz, 1962) – White-throated Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus caribaeus (Orbigny, 1839) – Greater Antillean Pewee, Cuban Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus cinereus (Spix, 1825) – Tropical Pewee, Pibí tropical 
                                  Species Contopus cooperi (Nuttall, 1831) – Olive-sided Flycatcher, moucherolle ŕ côtés olive 
                                  Species Contopus fumigatus (Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – Smoke-colored Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus hispaniolensis (H. Bryant, 1867) – Hispaniolan Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus latirostris (J. Verreaux, 1866) – Lesser Antillean Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus lugubris Lawrence, 1865 – Dark Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus nigrescens (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1880) – Blackish Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus ochraceus P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869 – Ochraceous Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus pallidus (Gosse, 1847) – Jamaican Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus pertinax Cabanis & Heine, 1859 – Greater Pewee, Pibí tengofrío 
                                  Species Contopus sordidulus P. L. Sclater, 1859 – Western Wood-Pewee, Pibí occidental, Western Wood Pewee 
                                  Species Contopus virens (Linnaeus, 1766) – Pibí oriental, Eastern Wood-Pewee, pioui de l'est, Eastern Wood Pewee 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Contopus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Contopus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Contopus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.05.28, website (version 28-May-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Contopus   
  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: Contopus   
  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: Contopus   

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