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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 159035

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 editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScolopacidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa limosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimosa Brisson, 1760
Sources  basis of record ITIS database, available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgjelëza e madhe bishtzezëUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgjelaci bishtzi  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧерноопашат крайбрежен бекас  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstor kobbersneppe  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrutto  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-tailed godwit  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarge à queue noire  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUferschnepfe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorלימוזה מצויה  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpittima reale  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgriciukas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΕυρωπαϊκή Λιμόζα  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvarthalespove  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvarthalespove  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvarthalespove  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorszlamnik rycykUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrycyk  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsitarul de mal  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorбольшой веретенник  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorguilbneach earrdhubh  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorčrnorepi kljunač  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraguja colinegra  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrödspov  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçamur çulluğuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcamur cullugu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГрицик великийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorВеликий грицик  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrhostog gynffonddu  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHet Zwin [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [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]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIJzer Estuary [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]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 (29 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (382 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (30 nucleotides; 15 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 Length: male 40-41 cm, female 50 cm. Plumage: above plain grey-brown; below whitish; head, neck and breast light brownish; pale superciliary line; white bar with black trailing edge in spread wing; rump white, tail band black; breeding bird mottled brownish above, head and chest reddish chestnut, flanks barred black, belly whitish. Bare parts: iris hazel to dark brown; bill long and straight, blackish with basal third or more orange-pink to pinkish; feet and legs greyish- or bluish-grey to blackish. Habitat: tidal mudflats and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution accidental shore bird from Eurasia, reported in Newfoundland [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa)
Black-tailed godwit (L...
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159035
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Limosa limosa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159035 on 2014-11-28
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