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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789) 
AphiaID: 148798

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 editorGelochelidon (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon Brehm, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna nilotica Gmelin, 1789
Sources  original description Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Caroli a Linné ... Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species; cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decimo tertia, aucta, reformata. 3 vols. in 9 parts. Lipsiae, 1788-93. v. 1 (pt 3), pp 1033-1516., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.36932 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordallëndyshja sqeptrashë e detit  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДебелоклюна рибарка  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandterne  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlachstern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgull-billed tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne hansel [from synonym]  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLachseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית עבת-מקור  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterna zampenere  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkirasnapė žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΓελογλάρονο [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΓελογλάρονο  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandterne  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandterne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandterne  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa krótkodzioba  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorчерноносая крачкаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкрачка белощекая [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorили крячок мартиноносый [from synonym]  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorčrnonoga čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpagaza piconegra  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandtärna  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgülen sumruUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgulen sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧорнодзьобий крячокUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок чорнодзьобийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок нілотіка [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок мартиноносий [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГензель крячка [from synonym]  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormôr-wennol ylfinbraff  [details]
Direct child
taxa (6)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica addenda (Mathews, 1912)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica arenea Wilson, 1814
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica groenvoldi (Mathews, 1912)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica macrotarsa Gould, 1837
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica nilotica Gmelin, 1789
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGelochelidon nilotica vanrossemi (Bancroft, 1929)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (12 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (351 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (14 nucleotides; 13 proteins) 
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: back, rump and wing pale grey, rest of upperparts white, with black speckling on nape and heavy black line through eye in non-breeding adult, black cap in breeding adult. Immature whiter than non-breeding adult with some brown on wings; black on head reduced to a facial patch. Bare parts: iris dark brown; thick gull-like bill black; feet and legs black. Habitat: found on coasts, but mostly inland water bodies. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148798
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-29 13:12:34Z  created  Claus, Simon
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Gelochelidon nilotica. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148798 on 2014-11-28
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