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Monarchidae  Bonaparte, 1854
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553444

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Grallinidae Mayr, 1950
  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  
                            FamilyMonarchidae Bonaparte, 1854  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Arses Lesson, 1831  
                               Genus Carterornis Mathews, 1912  
                               Genus Chasiempis Cabanis, 1847 – 'Elepaios 
                               Genus Clytorhynchus Elliot, 1870 – Shrikebills 
                               Genus Eutrichomyias Meise, 1939  
                               Genus Grallina Vieillot, 1816  
                               Genus Hypothymis F. Boie, 1826  
                               Genus Mayrornis Wetmore, 1932  
                               Genus Metabolus Bonaparte, 1854 – Truk Monarchs 
                               Genus Monarcha Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – Monarchs 
                               Genus Myiagra Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 – Broadbills, Flycatchers 
                               Genus Neolalage Mathews, 1928  
                               Genus Pomarea Bonaparte, 1854  
                               Genus Symposiachrus Bonaparte, 1854  
                               Genus Terpsiphone Gloger, 1827  
                               Genus Trochocercus Cabanis, 1850  
                             FamilyMonarchidae Bonaparte, 1854 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                               Genus Ifrita Rothschild, 1898  

  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Monarchidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.09.22, website (version 22-Sep-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Monarchidae   
  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: Monarchidae   

 Geographic Information
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