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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSula Brisson, 1760 
AphiaID: 137055

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 editorSulidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSulidae
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgannets and boobies  [details]
Direct child
taxa (9)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula dactylatra Lesson, 1831
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula granti Rothschild, 1902
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula leucogaster (Boddaert, 1783)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula nebouxii Milne-Edwards, 1882
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula sula (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula variegata (Tschudi, 1843)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula bassana (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorus capensis (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula tasmani van Tets, Meredith, Fullagar & Davidson, 1988 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSula dactylatra tasmani van Tets, Meredith, Fullagar & Davidson, 1988
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Large and heavy bodied with a streamlined appearance and a fairly long neck. Wings long and pointed. Tail wedge shaped. Legs short. Feet large with webbed toes. Bill long, stout conical shaped and pointed. Nostrils obsolete. (<316><318>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Some authorities regard Sula as being applicable only to boobies and use Morus for Gannets. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137055
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Sula Brisson, 1760. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137055 on 2014-08-22
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