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Acrocephalus  J. A. Naumann & J. F. Naumann, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178667

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Bebrornis Sharpe, 1883
  Common Name(s): Reed-Warblers [English]
  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  
                            FamilyAcrocephalidae Salvin, 1882  
                               GenusAcrocephalus J. A. Naumann & J. F. Naumann, 1811 – Reed-Warblers  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus aequinoctialis (Latham, 1790) – Bokikokiko 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus agricola (Jerdon, 1845) – Paddyfield Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus arundinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Great Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus astrolabii Holyoak & Thibault, 1978  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus atyphus (Wetmore, 1919) – Tuamotu Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus australis (Gould, 1838) – Australian Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus baeticatus (Vieillot, 1817) – African Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus bistrigiceps Swinhoe, 1860 – Black-browed Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus brevipennis (Keulemans, 1866) – Cape Verde Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus caffer (Sparrman, 1786) – Tahiti Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus concinens (Swinhoe, 1870) – Blunt-winged Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus dumetorum Blyth, 1849 – Blyth's Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus familiaris (Rothschild, 1892) – Millerbird 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus gracilirostris (Hartlaub, 1864) – Lesser Swamp Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus griseldis (Hartlaub, 1891) – Basra Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus hiwae (Yamashina, 1942)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus kerearako Holyoak, 1974 – Cook Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus longirostris (Gmelin, 1789)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus luscinius (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) – Nightingale Reed-Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus melanopogon (Temminck, 1823) – Moustached Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus mendanae Tristram, 1883 – Marquesan Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus musae (J. R. Forster, 1844)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus newtoni (Hartlaub, 1863) – Madagascar Swamp Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus nijoi (Yamashina, 1940)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus orientalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1847)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus orinus Oberholser, 1905  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus paludicola (Vieillot, 1817) – Aquatic Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus palustris (Bechstein, 1798) – Marsh Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus percernis (Wetmore, 1919)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus rehsei (Finsch, 1883) – Nauru Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus rimitarae (Murphy & Mathews, 1929)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus rodericanus (A. Newton, 1865)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus rufescens (Sharpe & Bouvier, 1877) – Greater Swamp Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus schoenobaenus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Sedge Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus scirpaceus (Hermann, 1804) – Eurasian Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus sechellensis (Oustalet, 1877)  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus sorghophilus (Swinhoe, 1863) – Speckled Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus stentoreus (Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833) – Clamorous Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus syrinx (Kittlitz, 1833) – Carolinian Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus taiti Ogilvie-Grant, 1913 – Henderson Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus tangorum La Touche, 1912  
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus vaughani (Sharpe, 1900) – Pitcairn Reed Warbler 
                                  SpeciesAcrocephalus yamashinae (Taka-Tsukasa, 1931)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Acrocephalus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Acrocephalus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Acrocephalus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.19, website (version 19-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Acrocephalus   
  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: Acrocephalus   
  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: Acrocephalus   

 Geographic Information
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