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Loxia curvirostra pusilla  Gloger, 1833
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179261

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - minimum standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyFringillidae Leach, 1820 – gros-becs, moineaux, roselins, Old World Finches, Finches, Hawaiian Honeycreepers  
                               GenusLoxia Linnaeus, 1758 – Crossbills  
                                  SpeciesLoxia curvirostra Linnaeus, 1758 – Red Crossbill, bec-croisé des sapins, Picotuerto rojo  
                                     SubspeciesLoxia curvirostra pusilla Gloger, 1833  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Loxia curvirostra pusilla   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2007.09.23, website (version 23-Sep-07)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Loxia curvirostra pusilla   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Groth, Jeffrey G.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evolutionary Differentiation in Morphology, Vocalizations, and Allozymes Among Nomadic Sibling Species in the North American Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) Complex   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: University of California Publications in Zoology, vol. 127   
  Page(s): xii + 143   
  Publisher: University of California Press   
  Publication Place: Berkeley, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-520-09782-3   
  Reference for: Loxia curvirostra pusilla   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  



  Comment: The taxonomic status of pusilla is uncertain. Because the type specimen was collected in southern Appalachia, one or all of the subspecies noted by Groth (1993) to be of Type 2 (grinnelli and benti) are probable synonyms. The name bendirei is also a possible synonym of pussila, or it could be applied to crossbills in Groth's Type 5 or Type 7  



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