WoRMS taxon details

Platalea Linnaeus, 1758

204341  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204341)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Size: medium. Other details: legs long; bill flattened and expanded towards tip forming flat spoon; slight notching at tip...  
Description Size: medium. Other details: legs long; bill flattened and expanded towards tip forming flat spoon; slight notching at tip of mandible; narrow groove from nostril along margin of upper mandible almost to tip; face naked. Feed by sweeping bill from side to side in water. [details]
WoRMS (2021). Platalea Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204341 on 2021-10-19
Date
action
by
1998-08-21 13:28:34Z
created
Depew, Lorna
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z
changed
Martinez, Olga

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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman. (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>  [details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Size: medium. Other details: legs long; bill flattened and expanded towards tip forming flat spoon; slight notching at tip of mandible; narrow groove from nostril along margin of upper mandible almost to tip; face naked. Feed by sweeping bill from side to side in water. [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese ヘラサギ属  [details]