WoRMS taxon details

Podica Lesson, 1831

205918  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205918)

accepted
Genus
brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Size: large. Plumage: throat black or grey in male, white in female; tail long, stiff and graduated with 16-18 rectrices,...  
Description Size: large. Plumage: throat black or grey in male, white in female; tail long, stiff and graduated with 16-18 rectrices, outer one tiny; feathers on small carpal knob. Other characters: bill relatively large, tapered, not hooked; legs red or green; only female incubates. <389> [details]
WoRMS (2021). Podica Lesson, 1831. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205918 on 2022-01-21
Date
action
by
1998-08-22 05:35:27Z
created
Depew, Lorna
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z
changed
Martinez, Olga

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basis of record Urban, E. K.; Fry, C. H.; Keith, S. (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. <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]   
From other sources
Description Size: large. Plumage: throat black or grey in male, white in female; tail long, stiff and graduated with 16-18 rectrices, outer one tiny; feathers on small carpal knob. Other characters: bill relatively large, tapered, not hooked; legs red or green; only female incubates. <389> [details]