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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodica senegalensis (Vieillot, 1817) 
AphiaID: 212727

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 editorGruiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeliornithidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPodica (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPodica Lesson, 1831
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 editorwatertrapper  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPeter's finfootUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican finfoot  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrébifoulque d'Afrique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Binsenralle  [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 (86 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (10 nucleotides; 6 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: male 51-65 cm; female 45-56 cm. Plumage: male with crown and neck greyish black to black with a green to blue iridescent wash; back dark brown with green gloss and spotted white; cheeks, throat and foreneck slaty blue; narrow white stripe from behind eye down sides of neck; belly white. Female browner without iridescence and with wider white stripe and white or buffy white foreneck. Immature like female but browner with few white spots and buff foreneck. Bare parts: iris reddish brown to brown; bill coral red with darker culmen, female duller with dark tit and culmen; feet and legs orange to orange-red, brown at back. Habitat: creeks and mangroves, wooded inland waters.<389><391><393> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212727
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z  created  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Podica senegalensis (Vieillot, 1817). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212727 on 2014-07-24
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