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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRynchops Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 206447

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRynchopidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRynchopidae
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 editorRynchops albicollis Swainson, 1838
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRynchops flavirostris Vieillot, 1816
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRynchops niger Linnaeus, 1758
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: large. Distinguishing characters: lower mandible much longer than upper, striated and less than 1 mm wide along most of its length; flexible toward tip; feed by skimming surface of water with lower mandible slicing through water surface. Pupil has catlike vertical slit in bright light. <389> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206447
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Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2006-09-28 06:51:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Rynchops Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206447 on 2014-10-01
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