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Euphonia  Desmarest, 1806
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179892

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Euphonias [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  
                            FamilyFringillidae Leach, 1820 – gros-becs, moineaux, roselins, Old World Finches, Finches, Hawaiian Honeycreepers  
                               GenusEuphonia Desmarest, 1806 – Euphonias  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Euphonia affinis (Lesson, 1842) – Eufonia garganta negra, Scrub Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia anneae Cassin, 1865 – Tawny-capped Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia cayennensis (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Golden-sided Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia chalybea (Mikan, 1825) – Green-chinned Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia chlorotica (Linnaeus, 1766) – Purple-throated Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia chrysopasta P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869 – White-lored Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia concinna P. L. Sclater, 1855 – Velvet-fronted Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia cyanocephala (Vieillot, 1819) – Golden-rumped Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia elegantissima (Bonaparte, 1838) – Eufonia capucha azul, Elegant Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia finschi P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1877 – Finsch's Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia fulvicrissa P. L. Sclater, 1857 – Fulvous-vented Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia gouldi P. L. Sclater, 1857 – Eufonia olivácea, Olive-backed Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia hirundinacea Bonaparte, 1838 – Eufonia garganta amarilla, Yellow-throated Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia imitans (Hellmayr, 1936) – Spot-crowned Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia jamaica (Linnaeus, 1766) – Jamaican Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia laniirostris d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837 – Thick-billed Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia luteicapilla (Cabanis, 1861) – Yellow-crowned Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia mesochrysa Salvadori, 1873 – Bronze-green Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia minuta Cabanis, 1849 – Eufonia vientre blanco, White-vented Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia musica (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Antillean Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia pectoralis (Latham, 1801) – Chestnut-bellied Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia plumbea Du Bus de Gisignies, 1855 – Plumbeous Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia rufiventris (Vieillot, 1819) – Rufous-bellied Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia saturata (Cabanis, 1861) – Orange-crowned Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia trinitatis Strickland, 1851 – Trinidad Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia violacea (Linnaeus, 1758) – Violaceous Euphonia 
                                  Species Euphonia xanthogaster Sundevall, 1834 – Orange-bellied Euphonia 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Euphonia    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Euphonia    
  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: Euphonia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Euphonia   
  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: Euphonia   
  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: Euphonia, Euphonias [English]   

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