Butorides virescens Linnaeus 1758 (green heron)

Aves - Pelecaniformes - Ardeidae

Alternative combinations: Ardea virescens, Ardeola virescens

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Butorides according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Emslie 1998, Linnaeus 1758, Miller and DeMay 1942, Olson et al. 1990, Steadman et al. 2003, Wetmore 1931, Wetmore 1940 and Wetmore 1956

Sister taxa: Butorides striata, Butorides validipes


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), Mexico (1), United States (6: California, Florida)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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