WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethon lepturus Daudin, 1802

212594

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212594

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: (excluding tail streamers) 38-43 cm....  
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]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Phaethon lepturus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212594 on 2017-11-18

Date
action
by
1998-07-11 06:36:40Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-09-24 10:09:33Z
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]   

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]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong Offshore Wind Farm in SoutheasternWaters. EIA report. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

LanguageName 
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]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorシラオネッタイチョウ  [details]