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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus hemprichii Bruch, 1853 
AphiaID: 212625

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 editorLaridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLarus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus hemprichii (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLarus Linnaeus, 1758
Source  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHemprich-meeuw  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsooty gullUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHemprich's gullUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAden gull  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoéland de Hemprich  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHemprichmöwe  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgaviota Cejiblanca  [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]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (40 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 44-47 cm. Plumage: above, including hood, brownish grey with narrow white collar over hind neck and white rump and tail; small white spots above and below eye; below throat and breast to belly brownish grey; belly, crissum and tail white; white training edges to wings; breeding dress similar but hood dark sooty grey. Immature like adult but without white collar and tail with black band. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill yellow with black band behind tip, tip red; feet and legs greenish yellow. Habitat: coastal creeks, estuaries, beaches, off shore islands. Resident, breeds in northern Africa. <389><391><393> [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Larus hemprichii
Larus hemprichii
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212625
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-28 07:21:49Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Larus hemprichii Bruch, 1853. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212625 on 2014-12-28
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