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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga Brisson, 1760 
AphiaID: 206825

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 editorPelecaniformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnhingidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnhingidae
Sources  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga anhinga (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga novaehollandiae (Gould, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga rufa (Daudin, 1802)
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. Resemble cormorants but slimmer. Head small; bill long, slender, pointed bill without hook; neck long and slender forming an S-curve; tail long and strongly graduated; wings long and broad. Remain submerged in water for long periods. Expert divers and swimmers. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206825
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Date   action   by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z  created  Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-05 08:30:55Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Anhinga Brisson, 1760. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206825 on 2014-07-13
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