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Corvidae  Leach, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179665

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): Crows [English]
    Jays [English]
    Magpies [English]
    corneilles [French]
    geais [French]
    pies [French]
  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  
                            FamilyCorvidae Leach, 1820 – Crows, Jays, Magpies, corneilles, geais, pies  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAphelocoma Cabanis, 1851 – Scrub Jays 
                               GenusCalocitta G. R. Gray, 1841  
                               GenusCissa F. Boie, 1826  
                               GenusColoeus Kaup, 1829  
                               GenusCorvus Linnaeus, 1758 – Crows 
                               GenusCrypsirina Vieillot, 1816  
                               GenusCyanocitta Strickland, 1845 – Blue Jays 
                               GenusCyanocorax F. Boie, 1826 – Tufted Jays 
                               GenusCyanolyca Cabanis, 1851  
                               GenusCyanopica Bonaparte, 1850  
                               GenusDendrocitta Gould, 1833  
                               GenusGarrulus Brisson, 1760  
                               GenusGymnorhinus Wied-Neuwied, 1841 – Pinyon Jay 
                               GenusNucifraga Brisson, 1760 – Nutcrackers 
                               GenusPerisoreus Bonaparte, 1831 – Gray Jays 
                               GenusPica Brisson, 1760 – Magpies 
                               GenusPlatylophus Swainson, 1832  
                               GenusPlatysmurus Reichenbach, 1850  
                               GenusPodoces Fischer von Waldheim, 1821  
                               GenusPsilorhinus Rüppell, 1837  
                               GenusPtilostomus Swainson, 1837  
                               GenusPyrrhocorax Tunstall, 1771  
                               GenusTemnurus Lesson, 1831  
                               GenusUrocissa Cabanis, 1850  
                               GenusZavattariornis Moltoni, 1938  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Corvidae    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Corvidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: corneilles[French], geais [French], pies [French]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List, v 3.1, website (version 3.1)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2012. IOC World Bird List (v 3.1). Available at [Accessed 18 May 2012]   
  Reference for: Corvidae, Crows [English], Jays [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Corvidae   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.12.31, website (version 31-Dec-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Corvidae   
  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: Corvidae   
  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: Corvidae   

 Geographic Information
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