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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus mexicanus (Müller, 1776) 
AphiaID: 159131

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 editorRecurvirostridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHimantopus Brisson, 1760
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 steltkluut  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHawaiian stiltUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-necked stilt  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorÉchasse d'Amérique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchwarznacken-Stelzenläufer  [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (10 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (475 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (31 nucleotides; 26 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 14" (36 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; range generally extends from Cape Cod to Peru; it is a rare visitor north of this range [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction 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]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Himantopus mexicanus
Himantopus mexicanus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159131
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). Himantopus mexicanus (Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159131 on 2014-08-29
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