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Tangara  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 558276

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  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  
                            FamilyThraupidae  – Tanagers  
                               GenusTangara Brisson, 1760  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Tangara argyrofenges (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1876) – Straw-backed Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara arthus Lesson, 1832 – Golden Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara cabanisi (P. L. Sclater, 1868) – Tángara chiapaneca, Cabanis's Tanager, Azure-rumped Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara callophrys (Cabanis, 1849) – Opal-crowned Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara cayana (Linnaeus, 1766) – Burnished-buff Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara chilensis (Vigors, 1832) – Paradise Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara chrysotis (Du Bus de Gisignies, 1846) – Golden-eared Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara cucullata (Swainson, 1834) – Lesser Antillean Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara cyanicollis (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837) – Blue-necked Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara cyanocephala (P. L. Statius Müller, 1776) – Red-necked Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara cyanoptera (Swainson, 1834) – Black-headed Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara cyanotis (P. L. Sclater, 1858) – Blue-browed Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara cyanoventris (Vieillot, 1819) – Gilt-edged Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara desmaresti (Vieillot, 1819) – Brassy-breasted Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara dowii (Salvin, 1863) – Spangle-cheeked Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara fastuosa (Lesson, 1831) – Seven-colored Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara florida (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869) – Emerald Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara fucosa Nelson, 1912 – Green-naped Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara guttata (Cabanis, 1850) – Speckled Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara gyrola (Linnaeus, 1758) – Bay-headed Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara heinei (Cabanis, 1850) – Black-capped Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara icterocephala (Bonaparte, 1851) – Silver-throated Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara inornata (Gould, 1855) – Plain-colored Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara johannae (Dalmas, 1900) – Blue-whiskered Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara labradorides (Boissonneau, 1840) – Metallic-green Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara larvata (Du Bus de Gisignies, 1846) – Tángara capucha dorada, Golden-hooded Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara lavinia (Cassin, 1858) – Rufous-winged Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara mexicana (Linnaeus, 1766) – Turquoise Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara meyerdeschauenseei Schulenberg & Binford, 1985 – Green-capped Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara nigrocincta (Bonaparte, 1838) – Masked Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara nigroviridis (Lafresnaye, 1843) – Beryl-spangled Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara palmeri (Hellmayr, 1909) – Grey-and-gold Tanager, Gray-and-gold Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara parzudakii (Lafresnaye, 1843) – Flame-faced Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara peruviana (Desmarest, 1806) – Black-backed Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara phillipsi G. R. Graves & Weske, 1987 – Sira Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara preciosa (Cabanis, 1850) – Chestnut-backed Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara punctata (Linnaeus, 1766) – Spotted Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara ruficervix (Prévost & Des Murs, 1842) – Golden-naped Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara rufigenis (P. L. Sclater, 1857) – Rufous-cheeked Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara rufigula (Bonaparte, 1851) – Rufous-throated Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara schrankii (von Spix, 1825) – Green-and-gold Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara seledon (P. L. Statius Müller, 1776) – Green-headed Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara varia (P. L. Statius Müller, 1776) – Dotted Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara vassorii (Boissonneau, 1840) – Blue-and-black Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara velia (Linnaeus, 1758) – Opal-rumped Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara viridicollis (Taczanowski, 1884) – Silver-backed Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara vitriolina (Cabanis, 1850) – Scrub Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara xanthocephala (Tschudi, 1844) – Saffron-crowned Tanager 
                                  Species Tangara xanthogastra (P. L. Sclater, 1851) – Yellow-bellied Tanager 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Tangara    
  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: Tangara   
  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   
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