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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna anaethetus Scopoli, 1786 
AphiaID: 212605

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 anaethetus (Scopoli, 1786)
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrilstern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown-winged ternUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbridled tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne bridée  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZügelseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית רסן *  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrudasparnė žuvėdra  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa brunatnogrzbieta  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкрачка карликовая  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrjavoperuta čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcharrán embridado  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbalıkçın  [details]
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]
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]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish 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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (99 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: 30-32 cm <393>, 36-42 cm <391>. Plumage: tail, rump, back and wings dark greyish brown; mantle pale greyish brown; hindneck collar white; crown black with black through eye; white forehead continuous with white eyebrow; below white; outer rectrices of tail white. Immature above with cream edges to feathers, forecrown white and white streaking on hindcrown, nape black; below greyish white. Bare parts: iris brown; ; bill black; feet and legs black. Habitat: open ocean and oceanic islands, rarely coastal. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sterna anaethetus
Sterna anaethetus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212605
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-23 12:30:25Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-07 09:46:00Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Sterna anaethetus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212605 on 2014-08-27
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