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Aplonis  Gould, 1836
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179645

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilySturnidae Rafinesque, 1815 – étourneaux, Starlings  
                               GenusAplonis Gould, 1836  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Aplonis atrifusca (Peale, 1848) – Samoan Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis brunneicapillus (Danis, 1938)  
                                  Species Aplonis cantoroides (G. R. Gray, 1862) – Singing Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis cinerascens Hartlaub & Finsch, 1871 – Rarotonga Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis circumscripta (A. B. Meyer, 1884)  
                                  Species Aplonis corvina (Kittlitz, 1833) – Kosrae Mountain Starling, Kosrae Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis crassa (P. L. Sclater, 1883) – Tanimbar Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis dichroa (Tristram, 1895) – Makira Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis feadensis (E. P. Ramsay, 1882) – Atoll Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis fusca Gould, 1836 – Tasman Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis grandis (Salvadori, 1881) – Brown-winged Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis insularis Mayr, 1931 – Rennell Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis magna (Schlegel, 1871) – Long-tailed Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis mavornata Buller, 1887 – Mysterious Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis metallica (Temminck, 1824) – Metallic Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis minor (Bonaparte, 1850) – Short-tailed Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis mysolensis (G. R. Gray, 1862) – Moluccan Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis mystacea (Ogilvie-Grant, 1911) – Yellow-eyed Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis opaca (Kittlitz, 1833) – Micronesian Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis panayensis (Scopoli, 1786) – Asian Glossy Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis pelzelni Finsch, 1876 – Pohnpie Mountain Starling, Pohnpei Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis santovestris Harrisson & A. J. Marshall, 1937 – Vanuatu Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis striata (Gmelin, 1788) – Striated Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis tabuensis (Gmelin, 1788) – Polynesian Starling 
                                  Species Aplonis zelandica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) – Rusty-winged Starling 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Aplonis    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Aplonis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aplonis   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.07, website (version 07-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Aplonis   
  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: Aplonis   
  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: Aplonis   

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