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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVanellus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 212620

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 editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVanellus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVanellus Brisson, 1760
Source  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsporenkievit  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspur-winged ploverUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspur-winged lapwing  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVanneau √† √©perons  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpornkiebitz  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (30 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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: 25-28 cm. Plumage: lower mantle, back, scapulars and wing coverts plain brown; crown to just above eyes, nape, foreneck, breast, upper bully, tail and flight feathers black; cheeks, back and sides of neck, belly and crissum, rump and base of tail white; white band separates black flight feathers from brown of coverts. Immature with black feathers tipped brown and speckled white. Bare parts: iris various shades of dark red; bill black; feet and legs black. Habitat: occassionally seashores, inland waters. Resident Kenya, Somalia and Eritrea where it breeds. <389><391><393> [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Vanellus spinosus
Vanellus spinosus
Vanellus spinosus
Vanellus spinosus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212620
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Vanellus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212620 on 2014-04-20
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