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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137052

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecaniformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanidae
Sources  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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus conspicillatus Temminck, 1824
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus crispus Bruch, 1832
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus erythrorhynchos Gmelin, 1789
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus philippensis Gmelin, 1789
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus rufescens Gmelin, 1789
Environment marine
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137052
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Pelecanus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137052 on 2014-07-29
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