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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPandion Savigny, 1809 
AphiaID: 159375

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 editorPandion (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAccipitridae
Sources  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandion haliaetus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: large. Plumage: mainly white and brown; wings long. Other details: eyes large and directed foreword with no suborbital ridge; bill strong and sharply hooked with slit-like closable nostrils; legs and feet powerful; outer toe reversible and soles covered with sharp spicules. Feeds almost exclusively on fish. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159375
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Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2006-09-26 06:56:50Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Pandion Savigny, 1809. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159375 on 2014-12-29
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