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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButeo platypterus (Vieillot, 1823) 
AphiaID: 159370

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 editorFalconiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAccipitridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorButeo (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorButeo Lacepede, 1799
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 editor breedvleugelbuizerd  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbroad-winged hawk  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpetite buse  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Breitflügelbussard  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
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 (326 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (18 nucleotides; 15 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: 16" (41 cm); Wingspan: 34" (86 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America; Gulf of St. Lawrence Region to northern Florida [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from New Brunswick to Alberta east of the Rockies and south to Florida, the Gulf States, and the West Indies. Winters from southern Florida and Mexico south to Brazil and Peru, and casually farther north. Eggs are laid mid May to late June. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159370
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). Buteo platypterus (Vieillot, 1823). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159370 on 2014-07-10
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