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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Ordo: Apodiformes

Familia: Apodidae
Subfamilia: Cypseloidinae
Genera: Cypseloides - Streptoprocne
Name
Cypseloidinae

The Cypseloidinae are a subfamily of swifts and contain the following species:

  • Spot-fronted swift (Cypseloides cherriei)
  • White-chinned swift (Cypseloides cryptus)
  • Sooty swift (Cypseloides fumigatus)
  • White-chested swift (Cypseloides lemosi)
  • Rothschild's swift (Cypseloides rothschildi)
  • Great dusky swift (Cypseloides senex)
  • White-fronted swift (Cypseloides storeri)
  • American black swift (Cypseloides niger)
Subspecies: C. n. borealis, C. n. costaricensis, & C. n. niger
  • Biscutate swift (Streptoprocne biscutata)
Subspecies: S. b. seridoensis, & S. b. biscutata
  • Tepui swift (Streptoprocne phelpsi)
  • White-naped swift (Streptoprocne semicollaris)
  • White-collared swift (Streptoprocne zonaris)
Subspecies: S. z. mexicana, S. z. bouchellii, S. z. pallidifrons, S. z. minor,
S. z. albicincta, S. z. subtropicalis, S. z. altissima, S. z. kuenzeli, & S. z. zonaris
  • Chestnut-collared swift (Streptoprocne rutila)
Subspecies: S. r. griseifrons, S. r. brunnitorques. & S. r. rutila


References
Chantler, Phillip; Driessens, Gerard (2000). Swifts: A Guide to the Swifts and Treeswifts of the World. London: Pica Press. ISBN 1-873403-83-6.
Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.

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