Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Pelecaniformes > Family Pelecanidae > Genus Pelecanus

Pelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PelecanusLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: pelikani rozë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): hvitpelikan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Розов пеликан sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: roze pelikaan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: great white pelican; white pelican sources: Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.;UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 English-United States: Great White Pelican sources: Charles Hussey
 French: pélican blanc sources: Avibase - the world bird database
 German: Rosapelikan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Ροδοπελεκάνος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): שקנאי מצוי sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: pellicano sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: rožinis pelikanas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: Hvitpelikan; pvitpelikan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: hvitpelikan sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 132
 Norwegian Nynorsk: kvitpelikan sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 132
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): kvitpelikan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: pelikan różowy sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: pelicanul comun sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: Пеликан розовый; розовый пеликан sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: rožnati pelikan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: pelícano común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: vit pelikan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: ak pelikan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Пелікан рожевий; Рожевий пелікан

Literature

original description

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.

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

basis of record

Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Pelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137176

Drs Cees Roselaar. Pelecanus onocrotalus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96625

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex I 2009This species is the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution, according to Annex I of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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