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Great Skua

Stercorarius skua (Brünnich, 1764)

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Species concept Clements 1st editionClements, version 2021Clements 3rd editionClements 4th editionClements 5th edition (as published)Clements 6th edition
Stercorarius [skua, chilensis or maccormicki] Catharacta skua
Great Skua
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stercorarius [skua or antarcticus]  
 
 
 
Catharacta skua
Great Skua
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Stercorarius skua  
 
Stercorarius skua
Great Skua
 
 
Catharacta skua
Great Skua
Catharacta skua
Great Skua
Stercorarius skua
Great Skua
Stercorarius [antarcticus or lonnbergi]  
 
Stercorarius antarcticus
Brown Skua
 
 
 
 
Catharacta antarctica
Brown Skua
Stercorarius antarcticus
Brown Skua
* Stercorarius antarcticus  
 
 
 
 
 
Catharacta antarctica
Southern Skua
 
 
 
 
Stercorarius antarcticus antarcticus  
 
Stercorarius antarcticus antarcticus
 
 
 
 
 
Catharacta antarctica antarctica
 
Stercorarius antarcticus antarctica
 
Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni  
 
Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni
 
 
 
 
 
Catharacta antarctica hamiltoni
 
Stercorarius antarcticus hamiltoni
 
* Stercorarius lonnbergi  
 
Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi
 
 
 
Catharacta lonnbergi
Brown Skua
Catharacta antarctica lonnbergi
 
Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi
 
Stercorarius lonnbergi (lonnbergi)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Stercorarius lonnbergi (clarkei)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Stercorarius lonnbergi (intercedens)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Stercorarius chilensis  
 
Stercorarius chilensis
Chilean Skua
 
 
Catharacta chilensis
Chilean Skua
Catharacta chilensis
Chilean Skua
Stercorarius chilensis
Chilean Skua
* Stercorarius maccormicki  
 
Stercorarius maccormicki
South Polar Skua
Catharacta maccormicki
South Polar Skua
Catharacta maccormicki
South Polar Skua
Catharacta maccormicki
South Polar Skua
Stercorarius maccormicki
South Polar Skua

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