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Gelochelidon nilotica  (Gmelin, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176882

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Sterna nilotica Gmelin, 1789
 
  Common Name(s): Sterne hansel [French]
 
    Charrán pico grueso [Spanish]
 
    Gull-billed Tern [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                               GenusGelochelidon C. L. Brehm, 1830  
                                  SpeciesGelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789) – Sterne hansel, Charrán pico grueso, Gull-billed Tern  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Gelochelidon nilotica affinis (Horsfield, 1821)  
                                     Subspecies Gelochelidon nilotica aranea (A. Wilson, 1814)  
                                     Subspecies Gelochelidon nilotica gronvoldi (Mathews, 1912)  
                                     Subspecies Gelochelidon nilotica macrotarsa (Gould, 1837)  
                                     Subspecies Gelochelidon nilotica nilotica (Gmelin, 1789)  
                                     Subspecies Gelochelidon nilotica vanrossemi Bancroft, 1929 – Gull-billed Tern 
       

 References
       
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  Source: AOU Check-List (08-2011), website (version Aug-2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "Check-list of North American Birds - List of the 2,078 Bird Species Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-52), maintained at http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Gelochelidon nilotica, Gull-billed Tern [English], Sterne hansel [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: Gelochelidon nilotica, Gull-billed Tern [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Gelochelidon nilotica   
       
  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: Gelochelidon nilotica   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): American Ornithologists' Union  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Forty-seventh supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Auk, vol. 123, no. 3   
  Page(s): 926-936   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8038   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Gelochelidon nilotica, Gull-billed Tern [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Australia  
    Caribbean  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    Oceania  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Incidental  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Central Pacific Territories, Incidental  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Incidental  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

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