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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 212708

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 editorPhoenicopteriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopteridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopterus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopterus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopterus roseus Pallas, 1811
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflamingo i kuq  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРозово фламинго  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflamingo  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreater flamingoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerican flamingo  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflamant des Caraïbes  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRosaflamingo [from synonym]  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorפלמינגו [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordidysis flamingas [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΕυρωπαϊκό Φοινικόπτερο [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrødflamingoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflamingo [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorraudflamingoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflamingo [from synonym]  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflaming różowy [from synonym]  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorфламинго розовый [from synonym]  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorplamenec [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflamenco común [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstörre flamingo [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkaribisk flamingo  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflamingoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbüyük flamingo [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorФламінго рожевий [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorФламінго [from synonym]  [details]
Environment brackish
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (556 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (28 nucleotides; 26 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: 136-172 cm <393>; 127-140 cm <391>. Plumage: generally white with pink wash; wing coverts and axillaries bright red; flight feathers black. Immature greyish without red in wings. Bare parts: iris red; lores and eye-ring pink; bill pink with black tip, grey in immature; feet and legs bright coral pink, grey in immature. Habitat: brackish and saline coastal and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Himantopus himantopus & Phoenicopterus ruber
Himantopus himantopus ...
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus roseus
Phoenicopterus roseus
[image from synonym]
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
Phoenicopterus ruber
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212708
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
2009-02-18 16:03:26Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Phoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212708 on 2014-07-11
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