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Sicalis  F. Boie, 1828
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179555

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Saffron Finches [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2015   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyThraupidae  – Tanagers  
                               GenusSicalis F. Boie, 1828 – Saffron Finches  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Sicalis auriventris Philippi & Landbeck, 1864 – Greater Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis citrina Pelzeln, 1870 – Stripe-tailed Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis columbiana Cabanis, 1851 – Orange-fronted Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis flaveola (Linnaeus, 1766) – Saffron Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis lebruni (Oustalet, 1891) – Patagonian Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis lutea (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – Puna Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis luteocephala (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – Citron-headed Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis luteola (Sparrman, 1789) – Gorrión-canario sabanero, Grassland Yellow-Finch, Grassland Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis mendozae (Sharpe, 1888) – Monte Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis olivascens (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – Greenish Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis raimondii Taczanowski, 1874 – Raimondi's Yellow Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis taczanowskii Sharpe, 1888 – Sulphur-throated Finch 
                                  Species Sicalis uropigyalis (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – Bright-rumped Yellow Finch 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Sicalis    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Sicalis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Sicalis   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sicalis   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Sicalis   
  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: Sicalis, Saffron Finches [English]   

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