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Taxon: Genus Caprimulgus Linnaeus, 1758 (bird)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa Lang, O'Kelly, Nerad, Gray & Burger, 2002
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Planulozoa Wallberg, Thollesson, Farris & Jondelius 2004 [nom. cl. nov.]
                                   Subkingdom Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                     Nephrozoa Jondelius, Ruiz-Trillo, Baguñà & Riutort 2002 [nom. cl. nov.]
                                       Infrakingdom Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908
                                         Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                             [crown] Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                                 Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                   Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                     Sarcopterygii Romer, 1955
                                                       Rhipidistia Cope, 1887
                                                         Tetrapodomorpha Ahlberg, 1991
                                                           Osteolepidimorpha
                                                             Tetrapoda Goodrich, 1930
                                                               Reptiliomorpha Säve-Söderbergh, 1934
                                                                 Batrachosauria
                                                                   Amniota Haeckel, 1866 - amniotes
                                                                     Class Reptilia Linnaeus, 1758 - reptiles
                                                                       Eureptilia Olson, 1947
                                                                         Romeriida Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe, 1988
                                                                           Diapsida Osborn 1903 [Laurin 1991]
                                                                             Neodiapsida Benton 1985 [Laurin 1991] {Reisz, Modesto & Scott 2011}
                                                                               [crown] Sauria McCartney 1802 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988]
                                                                                 Archosauromorpha Huene 1946 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] {Laurin 1991}
                                                                                   Archosauria Cope 1869 [Gauthier & Padian 1985]
                                                                                     Avesuchia Benton, 1999
                                                                                       Avemetatarsalia Benton 1999
                                                                                         Ornithodira Gauthier 1986
                                                                                           Dinosauromorpha Benton 1985
                                                                                             Dinosauriformes Novas 1992
                                                                                               Dinosauria Owen 1841
                                                                                                 Saurischia Seeley 1887 [Gauthier 1986]
                                                                                                   Theropoda Marsh 1881 [Gauthier 1986]
                                                                                                     Neotheropoda Bakker 1986 [Sereno 1998]
                                                                                                       Averostra Paul 2002 [Paul 2002]
                                                                                                         Tetanurae Gauthier 1986 [Gauthier 1986]
                                                                                                           Orionides Carrano, Benson & Sampson 2012 [Carrano et al. 2012]
                                                                                                             Avetheropoda Paul 1988 [Padian et al. 1999]
                                                                                                               Coelurosauria Huene 1914 [Gauthier 1986]
                                                                                                                 Tyrannoraptora Sereno 1999 [Sereno 1999]
                                                                                                                   Maniraptoriformes Holtz 1995 [Holtz 1996]
                                                                                                                     Maniraptora Gauthier 1986 [Gauthier 1986]
                                                                                                                       Pennaraptora Foth et al. 2014 [Foth et al. 2014]
                                                                                                                         Paraves Sereno 1997 [Sereno 1998]
                                                                                                                           Avialae Gauthier 1986 [Gauthier 1986]
                                                                                                                             Subclass Aves Linnaeus, 1758
                                                                                                                               Pygostylia Chatterjee 1997 [Chiappe 2001]
                                                                                                                                 Ornithothoraces Chiappe 1995 [Chiappe 1995]
                                                                                                                                   Ornithuromorpha Chiappe 2001 [Chiappe 2001]
                                                                                                                                     Ornithurae Haeckel 1866 [Gauthier 1986] {Chiappe 1991}
                                                                                                                                       Carinatae Merrem 1813 [Gauthier & de Queiroz 2001]
                                                                                                                                         [crown] Neornithes - living birds
                                                                                                                                           Cohort Neognathae Pycraft, 1900
                                                                                                                                             Subcohort Neoaves Sibley et al., 1988
                                                                                                                                               Division Terrestrornithes B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007
                                                                                                                                                 Subdivision Dendrornithes Verheyen, 1961
                                                                                                                                                   Section Anomalogonates Garrod, 1874
                                                                                                                                                     Subsection Incessores Baird, 1858
                                                                                                                                                       Superorder Cypselomorphae Huxley, 1867
                                                                                                                                                         Order Caprimulgiformes Ridgway, 1881 - nightjars
                                                                                                                                                           Suborder Caprimulgi Ridgway, 1881 - goatsuckers
                                                                                                                                                             Family Caprimulgidae Vigors, 1825 - nightjars
                                                                                                                                                               Subfamily Caprimulginae - nightjars
                                                                                                                                                                 Genus Caprimulgus Linnaeus, 1758
                                                                                                                                                                   01 Caprimulgus carolinensis J.F. Gmelin, 1789 - chuck-will's-widow
                                                                                                                                                                   02 Caprimulgus rufus Boddaert, 1783 - rufous nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   03 Caprimulgus cubanensis (Lawrence, 1860) - Greater Antillean nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   04 Caprimulgus salvini E. Hartert, 1892 - tawny-collared nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   05 Caprimulgus badius (Bangs & Peck, 1908) - Yucatan nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   06 Caprimulgus sericocaudatus (Cassin, 1849) - silky-tailed nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   07 Caprimulgus ridgwayi (Nelson, 1897) - buff-collared nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   08.1 Caprimulgus vociferus A. Wilson, 1812 - whip-poor-will
                                                                                                                                                                   08.2 Caprimulgus noctitherus (Wetmore, 1919) - Puerto Rican nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   09 Caprimulgus saturatus (Salvin, 1870) - dusky nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   10 Caprimulgus longirostris Bonaparte, 1825 - band-winged nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   11 Caprimulgus cayennensis J.F. Gmelin, 1789 - white-tailed nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   12 Caprimulgus candicans (Pelzeln, 1867) - white-winged nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   13 Caprimulgus maculicaudus (Lawrence, 1862) - spot-tailed nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   14 Caprimulgus parvulus Gould, 1837 - little nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   15 Caprimulgus anthonyi (Chapman, 1923) - scrub nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   16 Caprimulgus maculosus (Todd, 1920) - Cayenne nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   17 Caprimulgus nigrescens Cabanis, 1848 - blackish nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   18 Caprimulgus whitelyi (Salvin, 1885) - Roraiman nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   19 Caprimulgus hirundinaceus Spix, 1825 - pygmy nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   20 Caprimulgus ruficollis Temminck, 1820 - red-necked nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   21 Caprimulgus indicus Latham, 1790 - grey nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   22 Caprimulgus europaeus Linnaeus, 1758 - Eurasian nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   23 Caprimulgus fraenatus Salvadori, 1884 - sombre nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   24 Caprimulgus rufigena A. Smith, 1845 - rufous-cheeked nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   25 Caprimulgus aegyptius M.H.K. Lichtenstein, 1823 - Egyptian nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   26 Caprimulgus mahrattensis Sykes, 1832 - Sykes's nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   27 Caprimulgus centralasicus Vaurie, 1960 - Vaurie's nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   28 Caprimulgus nubicus M.H.K. Lichtenstein, 1823 - Nubian nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   29 Caprimulgus eximius Temminck, 1826 - golden nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   30 Caprimulgus atripennis Jerdon, 1845 - Jerdon's nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   31 Caprimulgus macrurus Horsfield, 1821 - large-tailed nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   32 Caprimulgus manillensis Walden, 1875 - Philippine nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   33 Caprimulgus celebensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1894 - Sulawesi nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   34 Caprimulgus donaldsoni Sharpe, 1895 - Donaldson-Smith's nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   35 Caprimulgus nigriscapularis Reichenow, 1893 - black-shouldered nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   36 Caprimulgus pectoralis Cuvier, 1816 - fiery-necked nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   37 Caprimulgus poliocephalus Rüppell, 1840 - montane nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   38 Caprimulgus ruwenzorii Ogilvie-Grant, 1908 - Ruwenzori nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   39 Caprimulgus asiaticus Latham, 1790 - Indian nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   40 Caprimulgus madagascariensis Sganzin, 1840 - Madagascar nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   41 Caprimulgus natalensis A. Smith, 1845 - swamp nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   42 Caprimulgus solala Safford et al., 1995 - Nechisar nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   43 Caprimulgus inornatus Heuglin, 1869 - plain nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   44 Caprimulgus stellatus Blundell & Lovat, 1899 - star-spotted nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   45 Caprimulgus affinis Horsfield, 1821 - savanna nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   46 Caprimulgus tristigma Rüppell, 1840 - freckled nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   47 Caprimulgus concretus Bonaparte, 1850 - Bonaparte's nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   48 Caprimulgus pulchellus Salvadori, 1879 - Salvadori's nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   49 Caprimulgus prigoginei Louette, 1990 - Itombwe nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   50 Caprimulgus enarratus G.R. Gray, 1871 - collared nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   51 Caprimulgus batesi Sharpe, 1906 - Bates's nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   52 Caprimulgus climacurus Vieillot, 1825 - long-tailed nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   53 Caprimulgus clarus Reichenow, 1892 - slender-tailed nightjar
                                                                                                                                                                   54 Caprimulgus fossii Hartlaub, 1857 - square-tailed nightjar

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