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Sula leucogaster plotus(Forster, JR, 1844)

Brown booby (Forster's)

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Gilolo
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1859 Sula fiber. L. N.E. Gliolo. 64.]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Gilolo.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Pelecaniformes: Sulidae (Boobies)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Sula fiber
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Gilolo, near Ke Island, Salawatti, Amboyna
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring