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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotaurus lentiginosus (Rackett, 1813) 
AphiaID: 159839

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 editorBotaurus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotaurus lentiginosus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBotaurus Stephens, 1819
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 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikansk rørdrum  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse roerdomp  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerican bittern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Butor d'Amérique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNordamerikanische Rohrdommel  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorŠiaurės Amerikos baublys  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikarørdrum  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikarøyrdrum  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbąk Amerykański  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorамериканская выпь  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoravetoro lentiginoso  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbalaban kuşu  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraderyn y bwn America  [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]
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 [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 (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (953 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (10 nucleotides; 7 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
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 editorDiet insects, amphibians, crayfish and small fish and mammals [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length:28" (71 cm); Wingspan: 42" (107 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America; Labrador to Gulf States, winters in Panama [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat wetlands [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from Newfoundland, the southern shore of Hudson Bay, and southern Mackenzie south to Maryland, Missouri, and southern California. Winters from the central United States and southern British Columbia south to the West Indies and Central America. The nest is placed on a platform of vegetation among cattails and rushes. Eggs are laid from late May to mid July. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159839
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
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). Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett, 1813). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159839 on 2014-12-22
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