WoRMS taxon details

Himantopus mexicanus (Müller, 1776)

159131  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159131)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Distribution North America; range generally extends from Cape Cod to Peru; it is a rare visitor north of this range  
Distribution North America; range generally extends from Cape Cod to Peru; it is a rare visitor north of this range [details]
WoRMS (2018). Himantopus mexicanus (Müller, 1776). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159131 on 2018-06-19
Date
action
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
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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 Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (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  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 14" (36 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; range generally extends from Cape Cod to Peru; it is a rare visitor north of this range [details]

Reproduction Breeds from South Carolina and Florida on the east coast and southern Saskatchewan and Oregon south through the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America to Brazil and Peru. Winters from the Gulf States, Texas, and central California south to the limit of the Breeding range in South America. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Amerikaanse steltkluut  [details]
English Hawaiian stiltblack-necked stilt  [details]
French Échasse d'Amérique  [details]
German Schwarznacken-Stelzenläufer  [details]