WoRMS taxon details

Oceanites Keyserling & Blasius, 1840

137059  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137059)

accepted
Genus
marine
Not documented
Description Very small petrels. Wings long. Tail square-shaped with white coverts. Plumage mostly black but sometimes white on abdomen....  
Description Very small petrels. Wings long. Tail square-shaped with white coverts. Plumage mostly black but sometimes white on abdomen. Legs long, project beyond tail-tip. Feet with yellow webs. Bill short with nasal tubes half the length of the culmen. <388> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Oceanites Keyserling & Blasius, 1840. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137059 on 2018-12-13
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-26 06:56:50Z
changed
Martinez, Olga

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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 Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [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 Very small petrels. Wings long. Tail square-shaped with white coverts. Plumage mostly black but sometimes white on abdomen. Legs long, project beyond tail-tip. Feet with yellow webs. Bill short with nasal tubes half the length of the culmen. <388> [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese アシナガウミツバメ  [details]