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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna fuscata Linnaeus, 1766 
AphiaID: 137161

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 editorOnychoprion fuscatus Linnaeus, 1766
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwideawakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsooty tern  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRußseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית כהה  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortamsioji žuvėdra  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa czarnogrzbieta  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкрачка темная.  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorčrnoperuta čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcharrán sombrío  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorisli sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorТемний крячокUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок темний  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [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]
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 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]
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 Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (216 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: 40-47 cm. Plumage: above entirely black; large white on forehead does not extend behind eye; below entirely white. Immature sooty brown with some white edges to feathers of back; crissum and underwings pale grey to greyish white. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs black. Habitat: open ocean. Breeds on offshore islands. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137161
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 fuscata Linnaeus, 1766. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137161 on 2014-09-19
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