WoRMS taxon details

Phoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus, 1758

212708  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212708)

accepted
Species
brackish
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 Length: 136-172 cm <393>; 127-140 cm <391>. Plumage: generally white with pink wash; wing coverts and axillaries bright red; flight...  
Description Length: 136-172 cm <393>; 127-140 cm <391>. Plumage: generally white with pink wash; wing coverts and axillaries bright red; flight feathers black. Immature greyish without red in wings. Bare parts: iris red; lores and eye-ring pink; bill pink with black tip, grey in immature; feet and legs bright coral pink, grey in immature. Habitat: brackish and saline coastal and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
WoRMS (2022). Phoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212708 on 2022-05-23
Date
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1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2009-02-18 16:03:26Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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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] 

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Amos, E. J. R. (1991). A Guide to The Birds of Bermuda. 206 pp [details]   

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 Gallardo, J. C.; Macías, V.; Velarde, E. (2009). Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em>  [details]   
 
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From other sources
Description Length: 136-172 cm <393>; 127-140 cm <391>. Plumage: generally white with pink wash; wing coverts and axillaries bright red; flight feathers black. Immature greyish without red in wings. Bare parts: iris red; lores and eye-ring pink; bill pink with black tip, grey in immature; feet and legs bright coral pink, grey in immature. Habitat: brackish and saline coastal and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
LanguageName 
Albanian flamingo i kuq  [details]
Bulgarian Розово фламинго  [details]
Dutch flamingo  [details]
English greater flamingoAmerican flamingo  [details]
French flamant des Caraïbes  [details]
German Rosaflamingo [from synonym]  [details]
Hebrew פלמינגו [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian didysis flamingas [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ευρωπαϊκό Φοινικόπτερο [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål rødflamingoflamingo [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk raudflamingoflamingo [from synonym]  [details]
Polish flaming różowy [from synonym]  [details]
Russian фламинго розовый [from synonym]  [details]
Slovenian plamenec [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish flamenco común [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish större flamingo [from synonym]karibisk flamingo  [details]
Turkish flamingobüyük flamingo [from synonym]  [details]
Ukrainian Фламінго рожевий [from synonym]Фламінго [from synonym]  [details]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Phoenicopteridae (Flamingos), USNM 501683, carpometacarpus, dorsal)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Phoenicopteridae (Flamingos), USNM 501683, carpometacarpus, ventral)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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