Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAvesPelecaniformesArdeidaeArdea

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Overview

Full Name

Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • Great Egret eng
  • crëyr mawr gwyn cym
  • egretthegre nno
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Habitat

Not marine

Threat status

Least concern

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Aves
order
Pelecaniformes
family
Ardeidae
genus
Ardea
species
Ardea alba
 
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Bibliography

(2005) website, AOU Check-List (07-2005)

(2011) AOU Check-List (08-2011)

(2011) IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9

(2011) Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.01.25

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes (2003) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, 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.

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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.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.