Aves

Class in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordata

  • 267,827,060

    Occurrences
  • 12,865

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Aves

Common names

  • Archaeornithipus eng
  • Birds eng
  • Vulture eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted class

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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All 259,555,897 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Aves
order
33
family
394
genus
9,751
species
12,865
 
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Bibliography

Compiled by Worthy, T. H. ; Holdaway, R. N. ; Tennyson, A. J. D. , King, C. M. ; Roberts, C. D. ; Bell, B. D. ; Fordyce, R. E. ; Nicol, R. S. ; Worthy, T. H. ; Paulin, C. D. ; Hitchmough, R. A. ; Keyes, I. W. ; Baker, A. N. ; Stewart, A. L. ; Hiller, N. ; McDowall, R. M. ; Holdaway, R. N. ; McPhee, R. P. ; Schwarzhans, W. W. ; Tennyson, A. J. D. ; Rust, R. ; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Living and recently extinct birds. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

Margulis, L. ; Schwartz, K. V. (1982). Five Kingdoms : an illustrated guide to the phyla of life on earth. Second edition. Freeman.

Margulis, L. ; Schwartz, K. V. (1998). Five Kingdoms: an illustrated guide to the Phyla of life on earth. 3rd edition. Freeman: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-7167-3027-8. xx, 520 pp.

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

NZOR Hosted June 2012

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.