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Estrilda  Swainson, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179609

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Waxbills [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  
                            FamilyEstrildidae Bonaparte, 1850 – Waxbills, Munias  
                               GenusEstrilda Swainson, 1827 – Waxbills  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Estrilda astrild (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda atricapilla J. Verreaux & E. Verreaux, 1851 – Black-headed Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda caerulescens (Vieillot, 1817) – Lavender Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda charmosyna (Reichenow, 1881) – Black-cheeked Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda erythronotos (Vieillot, 1817) – Black-faced Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda kandti Reichenow, 1902  
                                  Species Estrilda melpoda (Vieillot, 1817) – Orange-cheeked Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda nigriloris Chapin, 1928 – Black-lored Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda nonnula Hartlaub, 1883 – Black-crowned Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda ochrogaster Salvadori, 1897 – Abyssinian Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda paludicola Heuglin, 1863 – Fawn-breasted Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda perreini (Vieillot, 1817) – Grey Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda poliopareia Reichenow, 1902 – Anambra Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda rhodopyga Sundevall, 1850 – Crimson-rumped Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda rufibarba (Cabanis, 1851) – Arabian Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda thomensis Sousa, 1888 – Cinderella Waxbill 
                                  Species Estrilda troglodytes (Lichtenstein, 1823) – Black-rumped Waxbill 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Estrilda    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Estrilda    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Estrilda   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.10.16, website (version 16-Oct-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Estrilda   
  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: Estrilda   
  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: Estrilda   

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