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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831 
AphiaID: 137158

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalasseus bengalensis (Lesson, 1831)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBengaalse Stern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser crested tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne voyageuse  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRüppellseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית כתומת-מקור  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbengalinė žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠορτοκαλόραμφο γλαρόνι  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa bengalska  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкрачка хохлатая малая  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbengalska čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcharrán bengalí  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortepeli sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок бенгальський  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormôr-wennol gribog leiaf  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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 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)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTropical Western Indo-Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (65 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 35-41 cm. Plumage: above pale grey with white collar on hind neck and black crown and crest (non-breeding bird with white forecrown and white streaking on hind crown; crest remains black); below white. Immature with brown mottling on upper wing and back. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill orange-yellow to orange; feet and legs black with yellow soles. Habitat: creeks, estuaries and offshore waters, extends somewhat inland in places. Resident breeder in Red Sea and Somalia, visitor rest of east coast. <389><391><393> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137158
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-08-26 07:03:08Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Sterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137158 on 2014-09-22
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