WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulica americana Gmelin, 1789

159007

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159007

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America; range extends from...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America; range extends from Canada to Ecuador [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy even though they are able to seek out their...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy even though they are able to seek out their own food, they are known to steal food from other birds [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Fulica americana Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159007 on 2017-11-19

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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.  [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet omnivorious species; eat small aquatic animals, insects and vegetation [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 15 1/2" (39 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America; range extends from Canada to Ecuador [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat freshwater lakes and ponds and marshes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from New Brunswick to British Columbia and south to northern South America; also in the Hawaiian Islands. Winters in southern Ontario, and on both coasts from New Brunswick and British Columbia southward [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy even though they are able to seek out their own food, they are known to steal food from other birds [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse meerkoet  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerican coot  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoulque d'Amérique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikanisches Blesshuhn  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorאגמית  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikinis laukys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΑμερικανική Φαλαρίδα  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorłyska Amerykańska  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAмериканская лысуха  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmeriška liska  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfocha Americana  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerika mekesi  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЛиска AмериканськаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАмериканська лиска  [details]