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Western Great or Eastern Great Egret

Ardea [alba or modesta] (= Ardea alba) Linnaeus, 1758

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The table provided below compares authorities for this taxon and related concept. Names in red are those that differ from the name in the column located immediately to the left.
Species concept American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886)American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895)American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910)American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931)American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957)American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.)
Ardea [alba or modesta] Ardea egretta
American Egret
Ardea egretta
American Egret
Herodias egretta
Egret
Casmerodius albus
American Egret
Casmerodius albus
Common Egret
Casmerodius albus
Great Egret
Ardea alba
Great Egret
Ardea alba
Great Egret
* Ardea alba  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardea alba [alba]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardea alba alba  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardea alba melanorhynchos  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardea alba egretta  
 
 
 
 
 
Casmerodius albus egretta
 
Casmerodius albus egretta
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Ardea modesta  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardea modesta (modesta)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Ardea modesta (maorianus)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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