WoRMS taxon details

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus Linnaeus, 1758

137052 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137052)
accepted
Genus
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: very large to enormous. Plumage: silky;...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: very large to enormous. Plumage: silky; white or grey with some black. Other details: wings long, tail very short; bill long; upper mandible rigid, keeled above, serrated within and strongly hooked at the tip; lower mandible flexible with a large muscular extensible pouch. Legs short and stout set far back on the body. Bare parts brightly coloured. [details]
WoRMS (2004). Pelecanus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137052 on 2017-11-25

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: very large to enormous. Plumage: silky; white or grey with some black. Other details: wings long, tail very short; bill long; upper mandible rigid, keeled above, serrated within and strongly hooked at the tip; lower mandible flexible with a large muscular extensible pouch. Legs short and stout set far back on the body. Bare parts brightly coloured. [details]