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The red tanager (Piranga flava) belongs to the family Cardinalidae under the order Passeriformes.

Red tanager taxonomy

The Cardinalidae is the family of cardinals and grosbeaks found in North and South America. The family Cardinalidae was first introduced by Robert Ridgway (July 2, 1850 – March 25, 1929), an American ornithologist, in the year 1901.

The family Cardinalidae comprises nine genera, including genus Piranga. The genus Piranga was first introduced by Louis Pierre Vieillot (May 10, 1748 – August 24, 1830), a French ornithologist, in the year 1808.

The genus Piranga comprises nine species, including Piranga flava. The species Piranga flava was first described by Louis Pierre Vieillot. The species Piranga flava was earlier placed under the tanager family Thraupidae.

The species Piranga flava is polytypic and comprises four subspecies, viz., Piranga flava flava, Piranga flava rosacea, Piranga flava saira and Piranga flava macconnelli.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Piranga flava
Species:P. flava
Red tanager - Piranga flava
1.Red tanager - Piranga flava
Image by Elaine R. Wilson

Piranga flava
2.Red tanager - Piranga flava
Image by Kennedy Andrade Borges

Piranga flava
3.Red tanager - Piranga flava
Image by Tim Boyer

Piranga flava
4.Red tanager - Piranga flava
Image by Aaron Maizlish

Piranga flava
5.Red tanager - Piranga flava
Image by Amado Demesa

Piranga flava
6.Red tanager - Piranga flava
Image by Robin Agarwal

Piranga flava
7.Piranga flava
Image by vil.sandi

Piranga flava
8.Piranga flava
Image by Amy McAndrews

Piranga flava
9.Piranga flava
Image by Julian Londono
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1.Red tanager image source: (cropped)
Author: Elaine R. Wilson | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 11/16/18
2.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Kennedy Andrade Borges | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 11/16/18
3.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Tim Boyer | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 11/16/18
4.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Aaron Maizlish | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 11/16/18
5.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Amado Demesa | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 11/16/18
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Author: Robin Agarwal | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 11/16/18
Author: vil.sandi | License: CC BY-ND 2.0 as on 11/16/18
Author: Amy McAndrews | License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 as on 11/16/18
9.Source:,_female,_Manizales,_Caldas,_Colombia.jpg (cropped)
Author: Julian Londono | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 11/16/18
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