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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlcedo Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 204289

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 editorCoraciiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlcedinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlcedinidae
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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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcedo semitorquata Swainson, 1823
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: small. Plumage: blue upper and rufous under parts; tail short. Other characters: bill laterally flattened, black; feed on small fish and aquatic insects. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204289
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Date   action   by
1998-06-25 14:48:23Z  created  Depew, Lorna
1998-07-09 08:13:54Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2006-09-05 06:52:51Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Alcedo Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204289 on 2014-10-25
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