WoRMS taxon details

Diomedea exulans Linnaeus, 1758

212583  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212583)

accepted
Species
Diomedea exulans exulans Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
marine
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 Length: 120-130 cm; wingspan: 272-328 cm. Colour: Adult: This plumage attained in a minimum of five years. Mostly white...  
Description 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]
WoRMS (2018). Diomedea exulans Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212583 on 2018-06-23
Date
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1998-06-25 12:17:44Z
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Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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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]   

original description  (ofDiomedea exulans exulans Linnaeus, 1758) 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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

basis of record  (ofDiomedea exulans exulans Linnaeus, 1758) Woehler E.J. (compiler) 2006. Species list prepared for SCAR/IUCN/BirdLife International Workshop on Antarctic Regional Seabird Populations, March 2005, Cambridge, UK. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Breeding Category Visitor [details]

Description 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]

IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable [details]
 

LanguageName 
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English wandering albatross  [details]
French albatros hurleur  [details]
German Wanderalbatros  [details]
Hebrew אלבטרוס  [details]
Lithuanian paprastasis albatrosas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Περιπλανόμενο άλμπατρος  [details]
Polish albatros wędrowny  [details]
Slovenian klateški albatros  [details]
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Turkish gezgin albatros  [details]
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