Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 176…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAvesPelecaniformesPelecanidaePelecanus

  • 212,600

    Occurrences
  • 5

    Infraspecies
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Overview

Full Name

Pelecanus occidentalis Linnaeus, 1766

Common names

  • Brown Pelican eng
  • Braunpelikan deu
  • bruine pelikaan nld
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532.

Habitat

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
Pelecanidae
genus
Pelecanus
species
Pelecanus occidentalis
 
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Bibliography

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.

Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532.

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

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.