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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulica americana Gmelin, 1789 
AphiaID: 159007

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGruiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRallidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFulica (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFulica Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [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 (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (996 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (19 nucleotides; 18 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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159007
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Fulica americana Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159007 on 2014-07-14
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