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Ardea alba Linnaeus 1758 (great egret)

PaleoDB taxon number: 368278

Alternative combinations: Casmerodius albus, Egretta alba

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 Ardea according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Ardea aurelianensis, Ardea brachyrhyncha, Ardea brunhuberi, Ardea cinerea, Ardea cocoi, Ardea effosa, Ardea formosa, Ardea goliath, Ardea herodias, Ardea humbloti, Ardea insignis, Ardea intermedia, Ardea latipes, Ardea lignitum, Ardea melanocephala, Ardea modesta, Ardea pacifica, Ardea paloccidentalis, Ardea perplexa, Ardea piveteaui, Ardea plumifera, Ardea polkensis, Ardea purpurea, Ardea sumatrana

Subtaxa: Ardea alba egretta

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