WoRMS taxon details

Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758

159381  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159381)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
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]   
Distribution North America; Oceania  
Distribution North America; Oceania [details]
WoRMS (2018). Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159381 on 2018-06-22
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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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 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 Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [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]   

basis of record  (ofEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)) Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source  (ofEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)) Zimmerman, D.A., D.A. Turner & D.J. Pearson (1996). Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania, Russel Friedman Books, Halfway House, South Africa. [details]   

additional source  (ofEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)) King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source  (ofEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofCasmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 39" (99 cm); Wingspan: 51" (130 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania [details]

Reproduction Breeds from New Jersey, southern Ontario, and southern Saskatchewan southward. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian gatëza e bardhë e madhe [from synonym]gata e bardhë e madhe [from synonym]çapkëbardha e madhe [from synonym]çajma e bardhë e madhe [from synonym]çafka e bardhë e madhe [from synonym]  [details]
Bulgarian Голяма бяла чапла [from synonym]  [details]
Danish sølvhejre  [details]
Dutch grote zilverreiger  [details]
English great white egret [from synonym]great egret [from synonym]great egret [from synonym]great egret  [details]
French grande aigrette  [details]
German Silberreiher  [details]
Japanese ダイサギ  [details]
Lithuanian didysis baltasis garnys [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Αργυροτσικνιάς [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål egretthegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk egretthegre  [details]
Polish czapla biała  [details]
Slovenian velika bela čaplja [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish garceta grande [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish ägretthäger [from synonym]  [details]
Turkish büyük ak balıkçıl [from synonym]buyuk ak balikcil [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Чепура велика [from synonym]Велика біла чапля [from synonym]  [details]
Welsh crëyr mawr gwyn  [details]
Egretta alba & Egretta garzetta
 Egretta alba & ...
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Egretta alba
 Egretta alba
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Egretta alba
 Egretta alba
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