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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPodica Lesson, 1831 
AphiaID: 205918

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 editorGruiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeliornithidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeliornithidae
Sources  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodica senegalensis (Vieillot, 1817)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: large. Plumage: throat black or grey in male, white in female; tail long, stiff and graduated with 16-18 rectrices, outer one tiny; feathers on small carpal knob. Other characters: bill relatively large, tapered, not hooked; legs red or green; only female incubates. <389> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205918
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Date   action   by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z  created  Depew, Lorna
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Podica Lesson, 1831. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205918 on 2014-08-02
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