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Rhipidura  Vigors & Horsfield, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178690

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Fantails [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  
                            FamilyRhipiduridae Sundevall, 1872  
                               GenusRhipidura Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – Fantails  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura albicollis (Vieillot, 1818) – White-throated Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura albiscapa Gould, 1840  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura albiventris (Sharpe, 1877)  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura albogularis (Lesson, 1831)  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura albolimbata Salvadori, 1874 – Friendly Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura atra Salvadori, 1876 – Black Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura aureola Lesson, 1831 – White-browed Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura brachyrhyncha Schlegel, 1871 – Dimorphic Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura cockerelli (E. P. Ramsay, 1879) – White-winged Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura cyaniceps (Cassin, 1855) – Blue-headed Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura dahli Reichenow, 1897 – Bismarck Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura dedemi Oort, 1911 – Streak-breasted Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura diluta Wallace, 1864 – Brown-capped Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura drownei Mayr, 1931 – Brown Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura dryas Gould, 1843  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura euryura S. Muller, 1843 – White-bellied Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura fuliginosa (Sparrman, 1787) – New Zealand Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura fuscorufa P. L. Sclater, 1883 – Cinnamon-tailed Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura hyperythra G. R. Gray, 1858 – Chestnut-bellied Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura javanica (Sparrman, 1788) – Pied Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura kubaryi Finsch, 1876 – Pohnpei Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura lepida Hartlaub & Finsch, 1868 – Palau Fantail, Palau fantail flycatcher 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura leucophrys (Latham, 1802) – Willie Wagtail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura leucothorax Salvadori, 1874 – White-bellied Thicket Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura maculipectus G. R. Gray, 1858 – Black Thicket Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura malaitae Mayr, 1931 – Malaita Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura matthiae Heinroth, 1902 – Mussau Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura nebulosa Peale, 1848 – Samoan Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura nigritorquis Vigors, 1831  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura nigrocinnamomea Hartert, 1903 – Black-and-cinnamon Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura opistherythra P. L. Sclater, 1883 – Long-tailed Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura perlata S. Muller, 1843 – Spotted Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura personata E. P. Ramsay, 1875 – Kadavu Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura phasiana De Vis, 1885 – Mangrove Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura phoenicura S. Muller, 1843 – Rufous-tailed Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura rennelliana Mayr, 1931 – Rennell Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura rufidorsa A. B. Meyer, 1874 – Rufous-backed Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura rufifrons (Latham, 1802) – Rufous-fronted Fantail, Rufous Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura rufiventris (Vieillot, 1818) – Northern Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura samarensis (Steere, 1890)  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura sauli Bourns & Worcester, 1894  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura semirubra P. L. Sclater, 1877 – Manus Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura superciliaris (Sharpe, 1877) – Blue Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura superflua Hartert, 1899 – Tawny-backed Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura tenebrosa E. P. Ramsay, 1882 – Makira Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura teysmanni Büttikofer, 1892 – Rusty-bellied Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura threnothorax S. Muller, 1843 – Sooty Thicket Fantail 
                                  SpeciesRhipidura verreauxi E. Marie, 1870  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Rhipidura    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Rhipidura    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Rhipidura   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.08, website (version 08-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Rhipidura   
  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: Rhipidura   
  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: Rhipidura   

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