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Thalasseus maximus  (Boddaert, 1783)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 824142

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Sterna maxima Boddaert, 1783
 
    Thalasseus maxima (Boddaert, 1783)
 
  Common Name(s): Royal Tern [English]
 
    Charrán real [Spanish]
 
    Sterne royale [French]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                               GenusThalasseus F. Boie, 1822  
                                  SpeciesThalasseus maximus (Boddaert, 1783) – Royal Tern, Charrán real, Sterne royale  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Thalasseus maximus albididorsalis (Hartert, 1921)  
                                     Subspecies Thalasseus maximus maximus (Boddaert, 1783)  
       

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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: Thalasseus maximus, Royal Tern [English], Sterne royale [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: Thalasseus maximus, Royal Tern [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 http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Thalasseus maximus   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Thalasseus maximus, Royal Tern [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Incidental  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

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