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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus cirrocephalus Vieillot, 1818 
AphiaID: 212628

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 cirrocephalus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLarus 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 editorgrijskopmeeuw  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey-hooded gullUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey-headed gull  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormouette à tête grise  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGraukopfmöwe  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpilkagalvis kiras  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormewa szarogłowa  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсероголовая чайка  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsivoglavi galeb  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgaviota cabecigris  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgri başlı martı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСіра чайкаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМартин сіроголовий  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus cirrocephalus cirrocephalus Vieillot, 1818
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus cirrocephalus poiocephalus Swainson, 1837
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrica [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth America [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 (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (65 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 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: 41-43 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; collar on hind neck and underparts white; head with grey hood in breeding, white with suggestion of grey hood in non-breeding; outer primaries black. Immature darker ashy brown replaces grey of adult; hood incomplete. Bare parts: iris yellowish white; eyering bright red; bill bright red, dull blackish in immature; feet and legs bright red in breeding, dark red in non-breeding dress, reddish slate in immature. Habitat: seashore, estuaries and inland water bodies. Resident. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Forms a superspecies with L. hartlaubii & L. ridibundus [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Larus cirrocephalus
Larus cirrocephalus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212628
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 cirrocephalus Vieillot, 1818. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212628 on 2014-11-27
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