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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea alba Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 159381

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 editorCiconiiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea alba (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdea Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCasmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sources  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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgatëza e bardhë e madhe [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgata e bardhë e madhe [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçapkëbardha e madhe [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçajma e bardhë e madhe [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçafka e bardhë e madhe [from synonym]  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГоляма бяла чапла [from synonym]  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsølvhejre  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote zilverreiger  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat white egretUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat egret Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat egret  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrande aigrette  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSilberreiher [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Silberreiher  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordidysis baltasis garnys [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΑργυροτσικνιάς [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoregretthegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoregretthegre  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorczapla biała  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvelika bela čaplja [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarceta grande [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorägretthäger [from synonym]  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbüyük ak balıkçıl [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuyuk ak balikcil [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧепура велика [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorВелика біла чапля [from synonym]  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrëyr mawr gwyn  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (26 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (648 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (37 nucleotides; 34 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 39" (99 cm); Wingspan: 51" (130 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from New Jersey, southern Ontario, and southern Saskatchewan southward. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Egretta alba & Egretta garzetta
Egretta alba & Egr...
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Egretta alba
Egretta alba
[image from synonym]
Egretta alba
Egretta alba
[image from synonym]
Great Egret - pair
Great Egret - pair
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159381
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159381 on 2014-11-27
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