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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766 
AphiaID: 212669

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCiconiiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdea Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçapka e rrushitUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçafka e kuqerreme  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРъждива чапла  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPurpurhejre  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurperreiger  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurple heron  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPurpurreiher  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorאנפה ארגמנית  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorairone rosso  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpurinis garnys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠορφυροτσικνιάς  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpurhegre  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpurhegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpurhegre  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorczapla purpurowa  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstârc roşu  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorрыжая цапля  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrjava čaplja  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarza imperial  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpurhäger  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorerguvani balıkçılUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorerguvani balikcil  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧапля руда  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrëyr porffor  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgium [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish 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 (812 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (11 nucleotides; 10 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 79-89 cm. Plumage: brownish grey above, rufous and black below; crown black; neck rufous with black stripes on sides; underwing with leading edge rufous, grey coverts and slaty black flight feathers. Immature paler and browner than adult, crown rufous, stripes on neck obscure or absent. Bare parts: iris yellow; lores greenish yellow; bill buffy yellow with brown on culmen and tip; feet and legs brown with yellow on back of tarsus and soles of feet. Habitat: estuaries and inland waters with dense vegetation. <388><393><391> [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Ardea purpurea
Ardea purpurea
Ardea purpurea
Ardea purpurea
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212669
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212669 on 2014-08-21
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