Red-tailed Tropicbird - Phaethon rubricauda

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Phaethon rubricauda
Author Boddaert, 1783
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174679
Common Names Spanish: Rabijunco cola roja
French: Phaéton à brins rouges
English: Red-tailed Tropicbird
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Phaethontiformes
          Family: Phaethontidae
            Genus: Phaethon
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Phaethon rubricauda melanorhynchos
Subspecies: Phaethon rubricauda roseotinctus
Subspecies: Phaethon rubricauda rubricauda
Subspecies: Phaethon rubricauda westralis
Synonyms (since 1950)
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Physical Description / Field Identification

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ITIS TSN174679
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)585
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets6
Year1887 - 2015
Latitude-42.77 - 33.50
Longitude-179.60 - 170.54
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