WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacheiramphus Westerman, 1848

205174  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205174)

accepted
Genus
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: medium, slender, lightly built. Plumage:...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: medium, slender, lightly built. Plumage: thick velvety feathers on lores; wing long, narrow and pointed; some feathers with edges modified for silent flight tail longish. Other details: large yellow eye; nearly horizontal nostrils; long slender toes with sharp talons. [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Macheiramphus Westerman, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205174 on 2017-12-18

Date
action
by
1998-08-21 13:28:34Z
created
Depew, Lorna
2006-09-22 06:50:38Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2011-04-07 09:46:00Z
changed

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

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: medium, slender, lightly built. Plumage: thick velvety feathers on lores; wing long, narrow and pointed; some feathers with edges modified for silent flight tail longish. Other details: large yellow eye; nearly horizontal nostrils; long slender toes with sharp talons. [details]