Taxon profile


Crozet Shag
Leucocarbo melanogenis (Blyth, 1860)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Suliformes »  family Phalacrocoracidae - cormorants »  genus Leucocarbo

Scientific synonyms

Phalacrocorax melanogenis (Blyth, 1860)
Phalacrocorax atriceps melanogenis
Phalacrocorax albiventer melanogenis
Notocarbo melanogenis


Links and literature

EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Leucocarbo melanogenis (Blyth, 1860)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Phalacrocorax melanogenis (Blyth, 1860)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Phalacrocorax melanogenis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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