Pink-backed Pelican - Pelecanus rufescens

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Pelecanus rufescens
Author Gmelin, 1789
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174695
Common Names English: Pink-backed Pelican
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Pelecaniformes
          Family: Pelecanidae
            Genus: Pelecanus
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ITIS TSN174695
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
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Status - Red List, IUCN
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)8
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets1
Year1995
Latitude-3.21 - -0.12
Longitude34.13 - 40.15
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