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Rhipidura rufifrons  (Latham, 1802)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178692

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Rufous-fronted Fantail [English]
    Rufous Fantail [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyRhipiduridae Sundevall, 1872  
                               GenusRhipidura Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – Fantails  
                                  SpeciesRhipidura rufifrons (Latham, 1802) – Rufous-fronted Fantail, Rufous Fantail  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons agilis Mayr, 1931  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons brunnea Mayr, 1931  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons commoda Hartert, 1918  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons granti Hartert, 1918  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons intermedia North, 1902  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons kuperi Mayr, 1931  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons louisiadensis Hartert, 1899  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons mariae R. H. Baker, 1946  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons melanolaema Sharpe, 1879  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons rufifrons (Latham, 1802)  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons rufofronta E. P. Ramsay, 1879  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons russata Tristram, 1879  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons saipanensis Hartert, 1898  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons torrida Wallace, 1865  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons ugiensis Mayr, 1931  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons uraniae Oustalet, 1881 – Guam rufous-fronted fantail 
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons utupuae Mayr, 1931  
                                     SubspeciesRhipidura rufifrons versicolor Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Rhipidura rufifrons    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Rhipidura rufifrons    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Rhipidura rufifrons   
  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 rufifrons   
  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 rufifrons   
  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 rufifrons   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Rhipidura rufifrons, Rufous Fantail [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Central Pacific Territories, Native  






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