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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnastomus lamelligerus Temminck, 1823 
AphiaID: 212706

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 editorCiconiidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnastomus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnastomus
Source  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrikaanse gaper  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican open-bill storkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican openbill  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbec-ouvert africain  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMohrenklaffschnabel  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (156 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: 81-94 cm. Plumage: brownish black with a green gloss on chest, neck and mantle. Immature as adult. Bare parts: iris brown with yellow inner ring; facial skin blue to blackish; bill brownish with paler base, large with a tomial gap in adult, but nearly closed in immature; feet and legs black. Habitat: brackish coastal lagoons and inland waters generally below 1500 m. <388><393><391> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212706
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). Anastomus lamelligerus Temminck, 1823. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212706 on 2014-09-22
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