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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDromas ardeola Paykull, 1805 
AphiaID: 212718

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 editorDromadidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDromas (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDromas Paykull, 1805
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 editorkrabplevier  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrab-ploverUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrab plover  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordrome ardĂ©ole  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReiherläufer  [details]
Environment marine
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]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (236 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (19 nucleotides; 17 proteins) 
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: 38-41 cm. Plumage: white; back, scapulars and outer webs of primaries black. Immature like adult but brownish grey replaces black; crown and tail grey. Bare parts: iris red in breeding, brown non-breeding; bill black; feet and legs blue-grey to greyish white. Habitat: seashores, tidal mudflats, estuaries, coral reefs. Breeds N.E.. Africa. <389><391><393> [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Dromas ardeola
Dromas ardeola
Dromas ardeola
Dromas ardeola
Dromas ardeola
Dromas ardeola
Crab plovers flying
Crab plovers flying
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212718
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Dromas ardeola Paykull, 1805. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212718 on 2014-09-18
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