WoRMS taxon details

Phaethon rubricauda Boddaert, 1783

212595  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212595)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: (excluding streamers) 46-50 cm. Colour: adult white with a pink wash; a black crescent through the eye and black...  
Description Length: (excluding streamers) 46-50 cm. Colour: adult white with a pink wash; a black crescent through the eye and black outer webs on the base of the primaries; tail streamers red; bill red or orange; feet and legs red with black webs; immature heavily barred black on back, no streamers, bill black. Habitat: open ocean. (<313><318>). Distribution: open ocean off the whole eastern African coast [details]
WoRMS (2018). Phaethon rubricauda Boddaert, 1783. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212595 on 2018-11-15
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
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
changed

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context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: (excluding streamers) 46-50 cm. Colour: adult white with a pink wash; a black crescent through the eye and black outer webs on the base of the primaries; tail streamers red; bill red or orange; feet and legs red with black webs; immature heavily barred black on back, no streamers, bill black. Habitat: open ocean. (<313><318>). Distribution: open ocean off the whole eastern African coast [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch roodstaartkeerkringvogel  [details]
English red-tailed tropicbird  [details]
French phaéton à brins rouges  [details]
German Rotschwanz-Tropikvogel  [details]
Japanese アカオネッタイチョウ  [details]