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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 212583

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 editorProcellariiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans exulans Linnaeus, 1758 · accepted, alternate representation
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorreuzenalbatros  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwandering albatross  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbatros hurleur  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWanderalbatros  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorאלבטרוס  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaprastasis albatrosas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠεριπλανόμενο άλμπατρος  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbatros wędrowny  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorklateški albatros  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbatros errante  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgezgin albatros  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМандрівний альбатросUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАльбатрос мандрівний  [details]
Direct child
taxa (6)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans amsterdamensis Roux, Jouventin, Mougin, Stahl & Weimerskirch, 1983

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans antipodensis Robertson & Warham, 1992 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea antipodensis Robertson & Warham, 1992 (alternate representation)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans exulans Linnaeus, 1758 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans Linnaeus, 1758 (alternate representation)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans gibsoni Robertson & Warham, 1992 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea gibsoni Robertson & Warham, 1992 (alternate representation)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans chionoptera Salvin, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea dabbenena Mathews, 1929
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea exulans dabbenena Mathews, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea dabbenena Mathews, 1929
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (785 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (60 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Category Visitor [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 120-130 cm; wingspan: 272-328 cm. Colour: Adult: This plumage attained in a minimum of five years. Mostly white with black primaries and black trailing edge to secondaries. Subadult: blacker above particularly on the upper wing which is mostly black. Immature: Dark brown with white on face and underwing, but retains the dark trailing edge to the wing. The bird whitens with age. Bill large and pale pink with a yellow tip. Feet pink to mauve. Habitat: Open ocean. <388><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Vulnerable [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Wandering albatross chick
Wandering albatross chick
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Chick of wandering albatross guarding the nest
Chick of wandering alb...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212583
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-06-25 12:17:44Z  created  Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Diomedea exulans Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212583 on 2014-12-18
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