WoRMS taxon details

Caprimulgus Linnaeus, 1758

206666  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206666)

accepted
Genus
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Generally does not possess any of the elaborate feather modifications of other genera; e.g. elongate wing feathers, ear...  
Description Generally does not possess any of the elaborate feather modifications of other genera; e.g. elongate wing feathers, ear tufts, etc. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Caprimulgus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206666 on 2018-11-17
Date
action
by
1998-08-25 06:52:31Z
created
Depew, Lorna
2006-09-07 06:51:43Z
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. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Generally does not possess any of the elaborate feather modifications of other genera; e.g. elongate wing feathers, ear tufts, etc. [details]

Remark Taxonomically difficult genus, several controversies exist as to placement of certain species within other genera. [details]