WoRMS taxon details

Haematopus Linnaeus, 1758

147435  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:147435)

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Genus
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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Size: relatively large. Plumage: black and white or all black; wings long and pointed; tail short. Other characters: legs...  
Description Size: relatively large. Plumage: black and white or all black; wings long and pointed; tail short. Other characters: legs reddish; feet with three partly webbed toes; female slightly larger than male. <389> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Haematopus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=147435 on 2018-04-21
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2005-03-15 08:44:51Z
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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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   
From other sources
Classification In separate family Haematopidae in Urban et al (1986) [details]

Description Size: relatively large. Plumage: black and white or all black; wings long and pointed; tail short. Other characters: legs reddish; feet with three partly webbed toes; female slightly larger than male. <389> [details]
LanguageName 
English oystercatchers  [details]
Japanese ミヤコドリ  [details]