WoRMS taxon details

Sterna Linnaeus, 1758

137047  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137047)

accepted
Genus
Species Sterna acuflavida Cabot, 1847
Species Sterna acuticauda Gray, 1832
Species Sterna aurantia Gray, 1831
Species Sterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831
Species Sterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823
Species Sterna bernsteini Schlegel, 1863
Species Sterna dougallii Montagu, 1813
Species Sterna elegans Gambel, 1849
Species Sterna forsteri Nuttall, 1834
Species Sterna hirundinacea Lesson, 1831
Species Sterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758
Species Sterna lunata Peale, 1848
Species Sterna maxima Boddaert, 1783
Species Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan, 1763
Species Sterna repressa Hartert, 1916
Species Sterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787
Species Sterna striata Gmelin, 1789
Species Sterna sumatrana Raffles, 1822
Species Sterna trudeaui Audubon, 1838
Species Sterna virgata Cabanis, 1875
Species Sterna vittata Gmelin, 1789

Species Sterna albifrons Pallas, 1764 accepted as Sternula albifrons (Pallas, 1764) (synonym)
Species Sterna albostriata (Gray, 1845) accepted as Chlidonias albostriatus (Gray, 1845)
Species Sterna aleutica Baird, 1869 accepted as Onychoprion aleuticus Baird, 1869 (synonym)
Species Sterna anaethetus Scopoli, 1786 accepted as Onychoprion anaethetus (Scopoli, 1786) (synonym)
Species Sterna antillarum (Lesson, 1847) accepted as Sternula antillarum Lesson, 1847 (synonym)
Species Sterna balaenarum (Strickland, 1852) accepted as Sternula balaenarum (Strickland, 1852) (synonym)
Species Sterna caspia Pallas, 1770 accepted as Hydroprogne caspia (Pallas, 1770) (synonym)
Species Sterna eurygnatha Saunders, 1876 accepted as Sterna acuflavida eurygnatha Saunders, 1876 (rank change)
Species Sterna fuscata Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Onychoprion fuscatus Linnaeus, 1766 (synonym)
Species Sterna lorata Philippi & Landbeck, 1861 accepted as Sternula lorata Philippi & Landbeck, 1861 (synonym)
Species Sterna melanogaster Temminck, 1827 accepted as Sterna acuticauda Gray, 1832 (synonym)
Species Sterna nereis (Gould, 1843) accepted as Sternula nereis (Gould, 1843) (synonym)
Species Sterna nilotica Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Gelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789)
Species Sterna philadelphia Ord, 1815 accepted as Larus philadelphia (Ord, 1815)
Species Sterna saundersi Hume, 1877 accepted as Sternula saundersi (Hume, 1877) (synonym)
Species Sterna superciliaris Vieillot, 1819 accepted as Sternula superciliaris (Vieillot, 1819) (synonym)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Size: small to large. Plumage: white and various shades of grey or black; most with deeply forked tails. Other characters:...  
Description Size: small to large. Plumage: white and various shades of grey or black; most with deeply forked tails. Other characters: tarsus short; bill equal to or longer than head, red and/or yellow; legs red or yellow. <389> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Sterna Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137047 on 2018-09-25
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Size: small to large. Plumage: white and various shades of grey or black; most with deeply forked tails. Other characters: tarsus short; bill equal to or longer than head, red and/or yellow; legs red or yellow. <389> [details]
 



LanguageName 
English crested terns [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese アジサシ  [details]