WoRMS taxon details

Phoenicopterus Linnaeus, 1758

206327  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206327)

accepted
Genus
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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Size: largest of flamingoes, up to 1.6 m tall. Plumage: white, pink, bright red and black. Other details: bill with shallow...  
Description Size: largest of flamingoes, up to 1.6 m tall. Plumage: white, pink, bright red and black. Other details: bill with shallow keel; upper mandible covers but doesn't fit closely into the lower. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Phoenicopterus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206327 on 2018-05-27
Date
action
by
1998-08-21 13:28:34Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z
changed
Martinez, Olga

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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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

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
Description Size: largest of flamingoes, up to 1.6 m tall. Plumage: white, pink, bright red and black. Other details: bill with shallow keel; upper mandible covers but doesn't fit closely into the lower. [details]