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

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

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

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.

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

Linkletter, L. E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N. B. 68 p.

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.

Peterson, R. T. and V. M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

Squires, H. J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

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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.