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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApus apus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 212734

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)
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 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordejka  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧерен бързолет  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormursejler  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgierzwaluw  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorswiftUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean swiftUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon swift  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauersegler  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorסיס חומות  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorčiurlys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚοινή Σταχτάρα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortårnseiler  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortårnseglar  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjerzyk  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDrepneaua mică  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgabhlán gaoithe  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhudournik  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvencejo común  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortornseglare  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkarasağanUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkarasaganUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorebabil kuşuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorebabil kusu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСерпокрилець чорний  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgwennol ddu  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [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 [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (194 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (75 nucleotides; 79 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
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 16-18 cm. Plumage: uniform dark brown with whitish throat; forked tail. Immature below, white edges to feathers of give a scaly appearance. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs dark pink. Habitat: over coastal waters during migration. Palearctic migrant . <390><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Forms a superspecies with A. unicolor & A. niansae [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212734
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
2008-08-25 09:45:24Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Apus apus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212734 on 2014-08-21
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