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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApus berliozi Ripley, 1965 
AphiaID: 212733

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 editorApodiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorApodidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorApus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApus berliozi (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorApus
Source  basis of record Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSocotra-gierzwaluw  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorForbes-Watson's swift  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMartinet de Berlioz  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSokotrasegler  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (11 nucleotides; 7 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 16-17 cm. Plumage: sooty-brown with large white throat patch; sometimes with forehead whitish; some with distinct scaly appearance to back; tail well forked. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs dark pink or brownish-maroon. Habitat: coastal. Resident, intra-African migrant, breeds Somalia. <390><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Forms a superspecies with A. pallidus, A. barabtus & A. bradfieldi [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212733
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-25 13:14:19Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Apus berliozi Ripley, 1965. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212733 on 2014-12-28
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