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The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) belongs to the family Podicipedidae under the order Podicipediformes.

Great crested grebe taxonomy

The family Podicipedidae was first introduced by Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte, 2nd Prince of Canino and Musignano (24 May 1803 – 29 July 1857), a French biologist and ornithologist, in the year 1831.

The family Podicipedidae comprises 22 species in six extant genera, viz., Aechmophorus, Podilymbus, Poliocephalus, Rollandia, Tachybaptus and Podiceps.

The genus Podiceps was first described by John Latham (27 June 1740 – 4 February 1837), an English physician, naturalist and author, in the year 1787.

The genus Podiceps comprises eight extant species, including Podiceps cristatus. The species Podiceps cristatus was first described by Carl Linnaeus 23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The species Podiceps cristatus is polytypic and comprises three subspecies, viz., P. c. cristatus, P. c. infuscatus and P. c. australis.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Podiceps cristatus
Species:P. cristatus
Genus:Podiceps
Subfamily:-
Family:Podicipedidae
Order:Podicipediformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
1.Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Image by Bengt Nyman


Podiceps cristatus
2.Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Image by Bengt Nyman

Podiceps cristatus
3.Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Image by JJ Harrison

Podiceps cristatus
4.Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Image by Steve Garvie

Podiceps cristatus
5.Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Image by Frank Vassen

Podiceps cristatus
6.Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Image by Bengt Nyman

Podiceps cristatus
7.Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Image by Bengt Nyman

Podiceps cristatus
8.Great crested grebe - Podiceps cristatus
Image by GabrielBuissart

Podiceps cristatus
9.Podiceps cristatus
Image by DickDaniels
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1.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Podiceps_cristatus_2013-2310.jpg (cropped)
Author: Bengt Nyman | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 6/18/18
2.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bnsd/34412096140/ (cropped)
Author: Bengt Nyman | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/18/18
3.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Podiceps_cristatus_2_-_Lake_Dulverton.jpg (cropped)
Author: JJ Harrison | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/18/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Great_Crested_Grebe_(Podiceps_cristatus).jpg (cropped)
Author: Steve Garvie | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 6/18/18
5.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/42244964@N03/10649522254/ (cropped)
Author: Frank Vassen | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/18/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bnsd/26955067104/ (cropped)
Author: Bengt Nyman | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/18/18
7.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bnsd/35031717326/ (cropped)
Author: Bengt Nyman | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/18/18
8.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Podiceps_cristatus_2.jpg (cropped)
Author: GabrielBuissart | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/18/18
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Great_crested_Grebe_RWD7.jpg (cropped)
Author: DickDaniels | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/18/18
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