Common name of Glaucus atlanticus
Common Name Sea swallow
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official Trade Name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country South Africa
Ref. Branch, G.M., C.L. Griffiths, M.L. Branch and L. Beckley, 2005
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core other animal
1st Modifier habitat/ecology
2nd Modifier
Remarks 'swallow', from Old English 'swealwe' meaning 'swallow'; from Proto-Indo-European '*swol-wi-' (source also of Polish 'slowik', meaning 'nightingale').
Entered by Gallano, Rachell
Modified by Bato-David, Elizabeth
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