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Loxia curvirostra percna  Bent, 1912
Taxonomic Serial No.: 998319

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                               GenusLoxia Linnaeus, 1758 – Crossbills  
                                  SpeciesLoxia curvirostra Linnaeus, 1758 – Red Crossbill, bec-croisé des sapins, Picotuerto rojo  
                                     SubspeciesLoxia curvirostra percna Bent, 1912  

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  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: Loxia curvirostra percna   
  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: Loxia curvirostra percna   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Payne, R. B.  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Populations and type specimens of a nomadic bird: comments on the North American Crossbills Loxia pusilla Gloger 1834 and Crucirostra minor Brehm 1845   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan, no. 714   
  Page(s): 1-37   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-8413   
  Reference for: Loxia curvirostra percna   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  



  Comment: Bent (1912) identified the Newfoundland subspecies of Red Crossbill and named it Loxia curvirostra percna. In 1934 van Rossem synomized percna under pusilla when concluding pusilla Gloger, 1834 specimens were morphologically matched to specimens from Newfoundland even though the pusilla type came from the state of Georgia (USA). Payne (1987) concluded percna is a distinct form, and not a synonym of pusilla  



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