WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedea chlororhynchos Gmelin, 1789

212586  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212586)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 74–86 cm; wingspan: 178–206 cm....  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 74–86 cm; wingspan: 178–206 cm. Colour: Adult: head, nape and mantle white with a grey wash; dark brown back and upper surface of wings; under surface of wing white with a wide dark brown leading edge and tip, and very fine dark brown trailing edge; under-parts white; tail feathers dark brown. Bill black with a yellow culmen and pinkish tip; legs and feet bluish with pink webs; immature: like adult except white head and dark bill. Habitat: Open ocean. <388><391><393> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Diomedea chlororhynchos Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212586 on 2017-12-16

Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-19 10:00:56Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2008-08-25 13:16:56Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

source of synonymy van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 74–86 cm; wingspan: 178–206 cm. Colour: Adult: head, nape and mantle white with a grey wash; dark brown back and upper surface of wings; under surface of wing white with a wide dark brown leading edge and tip, and very fine dark brown trailing edge; under-parts white; tail feathers dark brown. Bill black with a yellow culmen and pinkish tip; legs and feet bluish with pink webs; immature: like adult except white head and dark bill. Habitat: Open ocean. <388><391><393> [details]
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryellow-nosed albatross  [details]