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Passer  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179627

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Old World Sparrows [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  
                            FamilyPasseridae Rafinesque, 1815  
                               GenusPasser Brisson, 1760 – Old World Sparrows  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesPasser ammodendri Gould, 1872 – Saxaul Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser castanopterus Blyth, 1855 – Somali Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser cordofanicus Heuglin, 1871  
                                  SpeciesPasser diffusus (A. Smith, 1836)  
                                  SpeciesPasser domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Gorrión casero, House Sparrow, moineau domestique 
                                  SpeciesPasser eminibey (Hartlaub, 1880) – Chestnut Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser euchlorus (Bonaparte, 1850) – Arabian Golden Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser flaveolus Blyth, 1845 – Plain-backed Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser gongonensis (Oustalet, 1890) – Parrot-billed Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser griseus (Vieillot, 1817) – Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser hemileucus Ogilvie-Grant & H. O. Forbes, 1899  
                                  SpeciesPasser hispaniolensis (Temminck, 1820) – Spanish Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser iagoensis (Gould, 1838) – Iago Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser insularis P. L. Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881 – Socotra Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser italiae (Vieillot, 1817)  
                                  SpeciesPasser luteus (Lichtenstein, 1823) – Sudan Golden Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser melanurus (Statius Muller, 1776) – Cape Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser moabiticus Tristram, 1864 – Dead Sea Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser montanus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Eurasian Sparrow, Eurasian Tree Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser motitensis (A. Smith, 1836) – Great Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser pyrrhonotus Blyth, 1845 – Jungle Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser rufocinctus Fischer & Reichenow, 1884 – Kenya Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser rutilans (Temminck, 1836) – Russet Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser shelleyi Sharpe, 1891  
                                  SpeciesPasser simplex (Lichtenstein, 1823) – Desert Sparrow 
                                  SpeciesPasser suahelicus Reichenow, 1904  
                                  SpeciesPasser swainsonii (Rüppell, 1840) – Swainson's Sparrow 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Passer    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Passer    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Passer   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.19, website (version 19-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Passer   
  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: Passer   
  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: Passer   

 Geographic Information
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