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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna caspia Pallas, 1770 
AphiaID: 137159

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroprogne caspia (Pallas, 1770)
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna Linnaeus, 1758
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 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordallëndyshja e madhe e detit  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКаспийска рибарка  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorreuzenstern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaspian tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne caspienne  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRaubseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית כספית Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית גמדית  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterna maggiore  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorplėšrioji žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚαρατζάς  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrovterne  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa wielkodzioba  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescăriţa mare  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorчеграва  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkaspijska čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpagaza piquirroja  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbüyük sumruUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuyuk sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок каспійськийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКаспійський крячок  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [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 editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (862 publications) 
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
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 47-56 cm. Plumage: above tail, rump, back and wings grey; white collar on hind neck; head crest and cap black (streaked white in non-breeding birds); below white; underside of primaries black. Immature mottled brown on back. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill bright red in breeding , dull red with black tip in non-breeding birds; feet and legs black. Habitat: estuaries, seashores, inland waters. Palearctic migrant and resident, breeds on offshore islands. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 21" (53 cm); Wingspan: 50" (127 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Newfoundland and Labrador; breeding colonies are localized [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in North America in small colonies in the Prairie Provinces, southern Ontario, and estern Quebec, and south to the southern United States. Winters in the southern United States, West Indies and Mexico. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sterna caspia
Sterna caspia
Sterna caspia
Sterna caspia
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137159
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-07 09:46:00Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Sterna caspia Pallas, 1770. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137159 on 2014-09-19
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