WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFalco Linnaeus, 1758

159071 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159071)
accepted
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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: small to medium. Plumage; head often with...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: small to medium. Plumage; head often with moustacial streaks; wings long and pointed; tails medium to long. Other characters: necks short; eye large surrounded by a colourful ring of bare skin; bill short with a tooth on upper mandible; nostril round with a boney central tubercle; legs short; brood patches in both sexes. [details]
Tasker, M. (2017). Falco Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159071 on 2017-11-22

Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2017-10-02 08:42:01Z
checked

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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 Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: small to medium. Plumage; head often with moustacial streaks; wings long and pointed; tails medium to long. Other characters: necks short; eye large surrounded by a colourful ring of bare skin; bill short with a tooth on upper mandible; nostril round with a boney central tubercle; legs short; brood patches in both sexes. [details]