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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon Brehm, 1830 
AphiaID: 148792

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
Sources  basis of record 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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: relatively large. Plumage: tail short, shallowly forked. Other characters: bill stout, shorter than head, gonys sharply sloped, lower mandible sharply pointed at tip. Tarsus slightly longer than middle toe with claw; walks better than other terns. <389> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148792
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Date   action   by
2005-03-29 13:12:34Z  created  Claus, Simon
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Gelochelidon Brehm, 1830. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148792 on 2014-08-02
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