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Onychoprion  Wagler, 1832
Taxonomic Serial No.: 823990

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                            FamilyLaridae  – Gulls, Terns, becs-en-ciseaux, goélands, labbes, mouettes, Skimmers  
                               GenusOnychoprion Wagler, 1832  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Onychoprion aleuticus (S. F. Baird, 1869) – Sterne des Aléoutiennes, Aleutian Tern, Charrán aleutiano, gaivina-das-aleutas 
                                  Species Onychoprion anaethetus (Scopoli, 1786) – gaivina-de-dorso-castanho, Charrán embridado, Bridled Tern, Sterne bridée 
                                  Species Onychoprion fuscatus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Sterne fuligineuse, Sooty Tern, Charrán sombrío, trinta-réis-das-rocas, gaivina-de-dorso-preto 
                                  Species Onychoprion lunatus (Peale, 1848) – Charrán lunado, trinta-réis-de-dorso-cinzento, Grey-backed Tern, Spectacled Tern, Gray-backed Tern, Sterne à dos gris 

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  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: Onychoprion   
  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   
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