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Hirundinidae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178423

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyHirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAlopochelidon Ridgway, 1903  
                               GenusAtticora F. Boie, 1844  
                               GenusCecropis F. Boie, 1826  
                               GenusCheramoeca Cabanis, 1850  
                               GenusDelichon Moore, 1854 – House-Martins 
                               GenusHaplochelidon Todd, 1929  
                               GenusHirundo Linnaeus, 1758 – Barn Swallows 
                               GenusNeochelidon P. L. Sclater, 1862  
                               GenusNotiochelidon S. F. Baird, 1865  
                               GenusPetrochelidon Cabanis, 1850  
                               GenusPhedina Bonaparte, 1855  
                               GenusProgne F. Boie, 1826  
                               GenusPsalidoprocne Cabanis, 1850  
                               GenusPseudhirundo Roberts, 1922  
                               GenusPseudochelidon Hartlaub, 1861  
                               GenusPtyonoprogne Reichenbach, 1850  
                               GenusRiparia T. Forster, 1817 – Bank Swallows 
                               GenusStelgidopteryx S. F. Baird, 1858 – Rough-winged Swallows 
                               GenusTachycineta Cabanis, 1850 – Tree Swallows 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Hirundinidae    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Hirundinidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Hirundinidae   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.14, website (version 14-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Hirundinidae   
  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: Hirundinidae   
  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: Hirundinidae   

 Geographic Information
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