WoRMS taxon details

Anastomus lamelligerus Temminck, 1823

212706  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212706)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Description Length: 81-94 cm. Plumage: brownish black with a green gloss on chest, neck and mantle. Immature as adult. Bare parts: iris...  
Description 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]
WoRMS (2018). Anastomus lamelligerus Temminck, 1823. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212706 on 2018-05-24
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Afrikaanse gaper  [details]
English African open-bill storkAfrican openbill  [details]
French bec-ouvert africain  [details]
German Mohrenklaffschnabel  [details]