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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769 
AphiaID: 212610

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 editorAnhingidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga melanogaster (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnhinga Brisson, 1760
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 editorIndische slangenhalsvogel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororiental darterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordarterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranhinga  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Anhinga roux  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndien-Schlangenhalsvogel  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryilanboyun  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
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 (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (60 publications) 
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: 71-79 cm. Plumage: male largely black with greenish gloss; foreneck chestnut with a white lateral stripe; white streaks on scapulars, inner secondaries and wing coverts. Females and immatures browner with light brown belly. Bare parts: iris golden yellow with a brownish ring; facial skin brown yellowish brown; feet and legs brown to grey. Habitat: inland waters, coastal estuaries and lagoons. <388><393><391> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212610
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z  created  Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Anhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212610 on 2014-11-24
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