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Stercorarius  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176791

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Catharacta Brünnich, 1764
  Common Name(s): Jaegers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyStercorariidae  – sternes, Skuas  
                               GenusStercorarius Brisson, 1760 – Jaegers  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Stercorarius antarcticus (R. Lesson, 1831) – Subantarctic Skua, Brown Skua, Labbe antarctique, Págalo subantártico, mandrião-antártico, Southern Skua 
                                  Species Stercorarius chilensis Bonaparte, 1857 – Chilean Skua, Labbe du Chili, Págalo chileno, mandrião-chileno 
                                  Species Stercorarius longicaudus Vieillot, 1819 – Salteador cola larga, Long-tailed Jaeger, Labbe à longue queue, Págalo rabero, mandrião-de-cauda-comprida, moleiro-rabilongo, Long-tailed Skua 
                                  Species Stercorarius maccormicki H. Saunders, 1893 – Labbe de McCormick, Págalo sureño, South Polar Skua, Págalo polar, mandrião-do-sul 
                                  Species Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Salteador parásito, Parasitic Jaeger, Labbe parasite, Págalo parásito, mandrião-parasítico, moleiro-pequeno, Arctic Skua 
                                  Species Stercorarius pomarinus (Temminck, 1815) – Salteador pomarino, Pomarine Jaeger, Pomarine Skua, Labbe pomarin, Págalo pomarino, mandrião-pomarino, moleiro-do-árctico 
                                  Species Stercorarius skua (Brünnich, 1764) – Great Skua, Grand Labbe, Págalo grande, mandrião-grande, alcaide 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Stercorarius    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Stercorarius    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Stercorarius   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Stercorarius   
  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   
  Reference for: Stercorarius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Stercorarius   

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