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Rynchops niger Linnaeus, 1758

159079  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159079)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Distribution Caribbean; North America; northern Cape Cod to Gulf of Mexico  
Distribution Caribbean; North America; northern Cape Cod to Gulf of Mexico [details]
CaRMS (2018). Rynchops niger Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159079 on 2020-01-23
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2020). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Rynchops niger Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159079 on 2020-01-23
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record 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. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H. J. (1990). Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 221: 532 p., available online at http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/library/116743.pdf [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Vanner, M. (2003). The encyclopedia of North American birds. <em>Paragon Publishing.</em> 1-383. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C.; Macías, V.; Velarde, E. (2009). Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>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.</em>  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 18" (46 cm); Wingspan: 44" (112 cm) [details]

Distribution Caribbean; North America; northern Cape Cod to Gulf of Mexico [details]

Habitat coastal regions (and inland) [details]

Reproduction Breeds from southern New England to South America, and on the Pacific coast from Mexico to southern Chile. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Amerikaanse schaarbek  [details]
English black skimmer  [details]
French Bec-en-ciseaux noir  [details]
German Amerikanischer Scherenschnabel  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Laridae.Rynchopinae (Skimmers), USNM 554886, carpometacarpus, dorsal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Laridae.Rynchopinae (Skimmers), USNM 554886, carpometacarpus, ventral)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

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