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Ostrich
Struthio camelus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Struthioniformes »  family Struthionidae - ostriches

Scientific synonyms

Avis struthio

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lion

parasite: Struthiolipeurus struthionis (Gervais, 1844)

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Struthio camelus australis Gurney, 1868 - Southern Ostrich

Struthio camelus australis - Southern Ostrich

subspecies Struthio camelus camelus Linnaeus, 1758 - North African Ostrich

Struthio camelus camelus - North African Ostrich

subspecies Struthio camelus massaicus Neumann, 1898 - Masai Ostrich

Struthio camelus massaicus - Masai Ostrich

subspecies Struthio camelus molybdophanes Reichenow, 1883 - Somali Ostrich

Struthio camelus molybdophanes - Somali Ostrich

subspecies Struthio camelus syriacus Rothschild, 1919 - Arabian Ostrich

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [1]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Struthio camelus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Struthio camelus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Struthio camelus Linnaeus, 1758]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Struthio camelus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Struthio camelus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Struthio camelus]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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Explanations

species extinct in area described by check-list

extinct taxon