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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon lepturus Daudin, 1802 
AphiaID: 212594

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 editorPhaethontidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon Linnaeus, 1758
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwitstaartkeerkringvogel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-tailed tropicbird  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorphaéton à bec jaune  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWeißschwanz-Tropikvogel  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon lepturus fulvus Brandt, 1838
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCircum-equitorial [details]
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 (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (92 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (39 nucleotides; 28 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: (excluding tail streamers) 38-43 cm. Colour: adult white with wing-tip, diagonal bar on the wing coverts, crescent through eye and some flank feathers black; bill yellow; legs yellow, feet black; immature white heavily barred black above and no streamers. Habitat: tropical seas near islands and at times off shore near mainland, not seen far out at sea. (<313><316><318>). Distribution: open ocean off the whole eastern african coast. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212594
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-11 06:36:40Z  created  Depew, Lorna
1998-09-24 10:09:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Phaethon lepturus Daudin, 1802. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212594 on 2014-09-22
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