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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous tenuirostris (Temminck, 1823) 
AphiaID: 212630

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 editorSternidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnous (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnous tenuirostris (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnous Stephens, 1826
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 editorKleine Noddy  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser noddy  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Noddi marianne  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Schlankschnabelnoddi  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (145 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (13 nucleotides; 11 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 30-34 cm. Plumage: uniformly dark brown except lighter brown tail; head with whitish forehead merging into blue- or lavender-grey cap and below the eye, not distinct form lores. Bare parts: iris brown; relatively long thin bill black; feet and legs brownish black. Habitat: offshore waters, beyond reef, and oceanic islands. Uncommon but regular. Breeds in tropical and sub-tropical Indian Ocean. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Forms a superspecies with A. minutus. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Anous tenuirostris
Anous tenuirostris
Anous tenuirostris
Anous tenuirostris
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212630
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-23 12:30:25Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Anous tenuirostris (Temminck, 1823). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212630 on 2014-11-23
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