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genus

Egretta Forster, 1817

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Pelecaniformes »  family Ardeidae - herons and bitterns

Scientific synonyms

Demegretta Blyth, E., 1852
Demiegretta Baird, 1858
Demigretta Blyth, 1846
Erodias Brehm, 1832
Garzetta Kaup, 1829
Hemiegretta Bonaparte, 1857
Herodias Boie, 1822
Notophoyx Sharpe, 1895

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

species Egretta ardesiaca (Wagler, 1827) - Black Heron

Egretta ardesiaca - 0000000001 1

species Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758) - Little Blue Heron

Egretta caerulea - 000000000111

species Egretta eulophotes (Swinhoe, 1860) - Chinese Egret
species Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766) - Little Egret

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species Egretta gularis (Bosc, 1792) - Western Reef-Heron

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species Egretta novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790) - White-faced Heron

Egretta novaehollandiae - 000000000111

species Egretta picata (Gould, 1845) - Pied Heron

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species Egretta rufescens (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Reddish Egret

Egretta rufescens - 0000000001 1

species Egretta sacra (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Pacific Reef-egret

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species Egretta subfluvia J. J. Becker, 1985
species Egretta thula (Molina, 1782) - Snowy Egret

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species Egretta tricolor (Statius Müller, 1776) - Tricolored Heron

Egretta tricolor - 000000000111

species Egretta vinaceigula (Sharpe, 1895) - Slaty Egret

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [3702fe3e-90d0-49db-a74d-5e95810f2109]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Egretta T. Forster, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Egretta Forster, T, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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extinct taxon