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Laridae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176802

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Rynchopidae
 
    Larinae
 
    Rynchopinae
 
    Sterninae
 
  Common Name(s): Gulls [English]
 
    Terns [English]
 
    becs-en-ciseaux [French]
 
    goélands [French]
 
    labbes [French]
 
    mouettes [French]
 
    Skimmers [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyLaridae  – Gulls, Terns, becs-en-ciseaux, goélands, labbes, mouettes, Skimmers  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Anous Stephens, 1826 – Noddys 
                               Genus Chlidonias Rafinesque, 1822 – Black Terns 
                               Genus Chroicocephalus Eyton, 1836  
                               Genus Creagrus Bonaparte, 1854  
                               Genus Gelochelidon C. L. Brehm, 1830  
                               Genus Gygis Wagler, 1832 – White Terns 
                               Genus Hydrocoloeus Kaup, 1829  
                               Genus Hydroprogne Kaup, 1829  
                               Genus Ichthyaetus Kaup, 1829  
                               Genus Larosterna Blyth, 1852  
                               Genus Larus Linnaeus, 1758 – Gulls, Ivory Gulls, Kittiwakes, Ross' Gulls, Sabine's Gulls 
                               Genus Leucophaeus Bruch, 1853  
                               Genus Onychoprion Wagler, 1832  
                               Genus Pagophila Kaup, 1829  
                               Genus Phaetusa Wagler, 1832  
                               Genus Procelsterna Lafresnaye, 1842 – Blue-gray Noddys 
                               Genus Rhodostethia MacGillivray, 1842  
                               Genus Rissa Stephens, 1826  
                               Genus Rynchops Linnaeus, 1758 – Skimmers 
                               Genus Sterna Linnaeus, 1758 – Typical Terns 
                               Genus Sternula F. Boie, 1822  
                               Genus Thalasseus F. Boie, 1822  
                               Genus Xema Leach, 1819  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Laridae    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Laridae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: becs-en-ciseaux[French], goélands [French], labbes [French], mouettes [French]   
       
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/names.html, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Laridae, Gulls [English], Skimmers [English], Terns [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Laridae   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Laridae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
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  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Laridae   
       

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