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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 137047

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSternidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSternidae
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThalasseus Boie, 1822
Sources  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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrested terns [from synonym]  [details]
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taxa (49)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna acuflavida Cabot, 1847
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna acuflavida acuflavida Cabot, 1847
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna acuflavida eurygnatha Saunders, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna acuticauda Gray, 1832
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna aurantia Gray, 1831
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis bengalensis Lesson, 1831
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis emigrata Neumann, 1934
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis torresii (Gould, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii bergii (Lichtenstein, 1823)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii cristatus Stephens, 1826
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii enigmus (Clancey, 1979)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii gwendolenae Mathews, 1912
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii thalassinus Stresemann, 1914
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii velox Cretzschmar, 1827
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bernsteini Schlegel, 1863
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna dougallii Montagu, 1813
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna elegans Gambel, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna forsteri Nuttall, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna hirundinacea Lesson, 1831
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna lunata Peale, 1848
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna maxima Boddaert, 1783
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna maxima albididorsalis Hartert, 1921
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna maxima maxima Boddaert, 1783
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna paradisaea Pontoppidan, 1763
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna repressa Hartert, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna striata Gmelin, 1789
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sumatrana Raffles, 1822
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna trudeaui Audubon, 1838
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna virgata Cabanis, 1875
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna vittata Gmelin, 1789

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna albifrons Pallas, 1764 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula albifrons (Pallas, 1764)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna albostriata (Gray, 1845) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias albostriatus (Gray, 1845)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna aleutica Baird, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoprion aleuticus Baird, 1869
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna anaethetus Scopoli, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoprion anaethetus (Scopoli, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna antillarum (Lesson, 1847) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula antillarum Lesson, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna balaenarum (Strickland, 1852) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula balaenarum (Strickland, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna caspia Pallas, 1770 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroprogne caspia (Pallas, 1770)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna eurygnatha Saunders, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna acuflavida eurygnatha Saunders, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna fuscata Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychoprion fuscatus Linnaeus, 1766
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna lorata Philippi & Landbeck, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula lorata Philippi & Landbeck, 1861
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna melanogaster Temminck, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna acuticauda Gray, 1832
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna nereis (Gould, 1843) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula nereis (Gould, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna nilotica Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna saundersi Hume, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula saundersi (Hume, 1877)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna superciliaris Vieillot, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSternula superciliaris (Vieillot, 1819)
Environment marine
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137047
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2005-03-29 08:12:19Z  changed  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Sterna Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137047 on 2014-09-23
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