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. <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 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 2018-10-16
Date
action
by
1998-06-25 12:17:44Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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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] 

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. <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  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]   
 
 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 
Dutch reuzenalbatros  [details]
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]
Spanish albatros errante  [details]
Turkish gezgin albatros  [details]
Ukrainian Мандрівний альбатросАльбатрос мандрівний  [details]