Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Phoenicopteriformes > Family Phoenicopteridae > Genus Phoenicopterus

Phoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PhoenicopterusLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Species group names

Phoenicopterus roseus Pallas, 1811 synonym
Phoenicopterus ruber auct. misapplied name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: flamingo i kuq 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): rødflamingo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Розово фламинго sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: flamingo sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 English: American flamingo sources: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2011. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.8).
 French: flamant des Caraïbes sources: Avibase - the world bird database
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): raudflamingo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: karibisk flamingo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: flamingo

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

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

additional source

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.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Phoenicopterus ruber. 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:212708

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


brackish

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 Peter Adriaens

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