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genus

cormorant
Phalacrocorax Brisson, 1760

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

Scientific synonyms

Anacarbo Roberts, 1922
Carbo Lacépède, 1799
Carbonarius Rafinesque, 1815
Cormoranus Baillon, 1834
Ecmeles Gistel, 1848
Euleucocarbo Voisin, J.-F, 1973
Graculus G.R. Gray, 1845
Graucalus G.R. Gray, 1841
Haliaeus Schinz, 1825
Haliëtor Heine, 1860

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Included taxa

Number of records: 64

species Phalacrocorax anatolicus Mourer-Chauviré, 1978
species Phalacrocorax aristotelis (Linnaeus, 1761) - European Shag

Phalacrocorax aristotelis - 000000000110

species Phalacrocorax atriceps P. P. King, 1828 - Imperial Shag

Phalacrocorax atriceps - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax auritus (Lesson, 1831) - Double-crested Cormorant

Phalacrocorax auritus - 000000000111

species Phalacrocorax bougainvilliorum (Lesson, 1837) - Guanay Cormorant

Phalacrocorax bougainvilliorum - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis Murphy, 1936 - Antarctic Shag

Phalacrocorax bransfieldensis - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax brasilianus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Neotropic Cormorant

Phalacrocorax brasilianus - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax brunhuberi (Milne-Edwards)
species Phalacrocorax campbelli (Filhol, 1878) - Campbell Island Shag
species Phalacrocorax capensis (Sparrman, 1788) - Cape Cormorant

Phalacrocorax capensis - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax capillatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) - Japanese Cormorant
species Phalacrocorax carbo (Linnaeus, 1758) - Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo - 000000100111

species Phalacrocorax carunculatus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Rough-faced Shag
species Phalacrocorax chalconotus (Gray, 1845) - Bronzed Shag
species Phalacrocorax chapalensis Alvarez, 1977
species Phalacrocorax colensoi Buller, 1888 - Auckland Islands Shag
species Phalacrocorax destefanii (Regalia, 1902)
species Phalacrocorax featherstoni Buller, 1873 - Pitt Island Shag
species Phalacrocorax femoralis (Miller, 1929)
species Phalacrocorax filyawi Emslie, 1995
species Phalacrocorax fuscescens (Vieillot, 1817) - Black-faced Cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscescens - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax fuscicollis Stephens, 1826 - Indian Cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax gaimardi (Lesson & Garnot, 1828) - Red-legged Cormorant
species Phalacrocorax georgianus Lonnberg, 1906 - South Georgia Shag

Phalacrocorax georgianus - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax goletensis (Howard, 1965)
species Phalacrocorax gregorii De Vis, 1905
species Phalacrocorax harrisi Rothschild, 1898 - Flightless Cormorant

Phalacrocorax harrisi - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax ibericus Villalta, 1963
species Phalacrocorax idahensis (Marsh, 1870)
species Phalacrocorax intermedius (Milne-Edwards, 1867)
species Phalacrocorax kennelli (Howard, 1949)
species Phalacrocorax kumeyaay (Chandler, 1990)
species Phalacrocorax lautus Kuročkin & Ganea, 1972
species Phalacrocorax leptopus Brodkorb, 1961
species Phalacrocorax littoralis (Milne-Edwards, 1868)
species Phalacrocorax longipes (Tugarinov, 1940)
species Phalacrocorax macer Brodkorb, 1958
species Phalacrocorax macropus (Cope, 1878)
species Phalacrocorax magellanicus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Rock Shag

Phalacrocorax magellanicus - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax marinavis (Shufeldt, 1915)
species Phalacrocorax melanogenis (Blyth, 1860) - Crozet Shag
species Phalacrocorax miocaenus (Milne-Edwards, 1868)
species Phalacrocorax mongoliensis (Kuročkin, 1971)
species Phalacrocorax neglectus (Wahlberg, 1855) - Bank Cormorant

Phalacrocorax neglectus - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Ogilvie-Grant & H. O. Forbes, 1899 - Socotra Cormorant

Phalacrocorax nigrogularis - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax nivalis Falla, 1937 - Heard Shag
species Phalacrocorax onslowi Forbes, 1893 - Chatham Islands Shag
species Phalacrocorax pampeanus (Moreno & Mercerat, 1891)
species Phalacrocorax pelagicus Pallas, 1811 - Pelagic Cormorant

Phalacrocorax pelagicus - 000000000111

species Phalacrocorax penicillatus (Brandt, 1837) - Brandt's Cormorant
species Phalacrocorax perspicillatus Pallas, 1811 - Pallas's Cormorant
species Phalacrocorax punctatus (Sparrman, 1786) - Spotted Shag

Phalacrocorax punctatus - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax purpurascens (Brandt, 1837) - Macquarie Shag
species Phalacrocorax ranfurlyi Ogilvie-Grant, 1901 - Bounty Islands Shag
species Phalacrocorax reliquus Kurochkin, 1976
species Phalacrocorax rogersi (Howard, 1932)
species Phalacrocorax serdicensis Burčak-Abramovič & Nikolov, 1982
species Phalacrocorax stewarti Ogilvie-Grant, 1898 - Foveaux Shag
species Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (J. F. Brandt, 1837) - Little Black Cormorant

Phalacrocorax sulcirostris - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax urile (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Red-faced Cormorant

Phalacrocorax urile - 000000000111

species Phalacrocorax varius (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Pied Cormorant

Phalacrocorax varius - 0000000001 1

species Phalacrocorax verrucosus (Cabanis, 1875) - Kerguelen Shag
species Phalacrocorax vetustus (De Vis, 1905)
species Phalacrocorax wetmorei Brodkorb, 1955

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [18bd3f31-bc37-4a3b-a3a3-41bcd8f01a78]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anacarbo Roberts, 1922]
Data retrieved on: 2 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [3a1813fc-7858-45dc-96e1-d0382af7f7ba]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Microcarbo Bonaparte, 1856]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [e8365f26-76ef-4020-b486-ed300e71df89]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Leucocarbo Bonaparte, 1857]
Data retrieved on: 2 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [faa3f032-395c-4301-8f9a-b618b192b90c]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Phalacrocorax Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Phalacrocorax Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Leucocarbo Bonaparte, 1856]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Microcarbo Bonaparte, 1856]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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