WoRMS taxon details

Phaethon Linnaeus, 1758

137053  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137053)

accepted
Genus
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Large, somewhat stout wih short pointed wings. Bill slightly decurved and pointed with serrate edges. Legs very short. Tail...  
Description Large, somewhat stout wih short pointed wings. Bill slightly decurved and pointed with serrate edges. Legs very short. Tail long and wedge-shaped with central two feathers elongated into streamers. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Phaethon Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137053 on 2018-10-17
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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. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Large, somewhat stout wih short pointed wings. Bill slightly decurved and pointed with serrate edges. Legs very short. Tail long and wedge-shaped with central two feathers elongated into streamers. [details]
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Japanese ネッタイチョウ  [details]