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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137176

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelecanus Linnaeus, 1758
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpelikani rozë  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРозов пеликан  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorroze pelikaan  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite pelicanUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat white pelican  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpélican blanc  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRosapelikan  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשקנאי מצוי  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpellicano  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrožinis pelikanas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΡοδοπελεκάνος  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpvitpelikan  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhvitpelikan  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkvitpelikan  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpelikan różowy  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpelicanul comun  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorрозовый пеликанUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПеликан розовый  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrožnati pelikan  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpelícano común  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvit pelikan  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorak pelikan  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРожевий пеліканUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПелікан рожевий  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (578 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (34 nucleotides; 20 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: 140-178 cm. Plumage: white; breeding birds have pinkish tinge; back of head with small crest; primaries, secondaries and primary coverts black (noticeable only in flight). Immature mostly grey-brown with some white on back and belly. Bare parts: iris red to red-brown; male facial skin pink to purplish, female facial skin orange; bill yellowish grey with pink edges and yellow pouch; feet and legs pink to yellow. Habitat: coastal bays and estuaries, and inland waters.<388><393><391> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Old World [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137176
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Pelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137176 on 2014-08-01
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