Taxon profile


Phoebastria Reichenbach, 1853

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Procellariiformes - tubenoses »  family Diomedeidae - albatrosses

Scientific synonyms

Galapagornis Boetticher, 1949
Julietata Mathews, 1943
Laysanornis Boetticher, 1949
Penthirenia Boetticher, 1949


Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Phoebastria albatrus (Pallas, 1769) - Short-tailed Albatross

Phoebastria albatrus

species Phoebastria immutabilis (Rothschild, 1893) - Laysan Albatross

Phoebastria immutabilis

species Phoebastria irrorata (Salvin, 1883) - Waved Albatross

Phoebastria irrorata

species Phoebastria nigripes (Audubon, 1839) - Black-footed Albatross

Phoebastria nigripes

Fossil taxa

species Phoebastria anglica (Lydekker, 1891)
species Phoebastria californica (Miller, L., 1962)
species Phoebastria rexsularum Olson & Rasmussen, 2001

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1019436]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Phoebastria Reichenbach, 1852]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [99be3693-4357-425f-ac36-78d920857341]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Phoebastria Reichenbach, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Phoebastria Reichenbach, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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