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Stercorarius antarcticus  (Lesson, 1831)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 660061

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Catharacta skua antarctica (Lesson, 1831)
    Catharacta antarctica (Lesson, 1831)
  Common Name(s): Subantarctic Skua [English]
    Brown Skua [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                                  SpeciesStercorarius antarcticus (Lesson, 1831) – Subantarctic Skua, Brown Skua  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Stercorarius antarcticus antarcticus (Lesson, 1831)  
                                     Subspecies Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni (Hagen, 1952)  
                                     Subspecies Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi (Mathews, 1912)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Stercorarius antarcticus, Brown Skua [English]   
  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 antarcticus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Stercorarius antarcticus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Stercorarius antarcticus, Subantarctic Skua [English]   

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