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Larus michahellis  J. F. Naumann, 1840
Taxonomic Serial No.: 824076

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Yellow-legged Gull [English]
    Goéland leucophée [French]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                            FamilyLaridae  – Gulls, Terns, becs-en-ciseaux, goélands, labbes, mouettes, Skimmers  
                               GenusLarus Linnaeus, 1758 – Gulls, Ivory Gulls, Kittiwakes, Ross' Gulls, Sabine's Gulls  
                                  SpeciesLarus michahellis J. F. Naumann, 1840 – Yellow-legged Gull, Goéland leucophée  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Larus michahellis atlantis Dwight, 1922  
                                     Subspecies Larus michahellis michahellis J. F. Naumann, 1840  

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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   
  Reference for: Larus michahellis, Yellow-legged Gull [English], Goéland leucophée [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, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Larus michahellis, Yellow-legged Gull [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: Larus michahellis   
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