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Gull-billed Tern [aranea or vanrossemi]

Gelochelidon nilotica [aranea or vanrossemi] (= Gelochelidon nilotica aranea) (Wilson, A 1814)




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
   Gelochelidon
Scientific:
  Gelochelidon nilotica aranea


Original description

Citation:
  (Wilson, A 1814)

Reference:
   Amer. Orn. [Wilson] 8 p.143 pl.72 fig.6

Protonym:
  Sterna aranea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46364729


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D46B24324C3D9A7F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D46B2432

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D46B2432


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176883

Geographic range:

  • Gelochelidon nilotica aranea: E US to Gr. Antilles and Yucat√°n; winters to Brazil and Peru
  • Gelochelidon nilotica vanrossemi: California to n Baja and nw Mexico; winters to Ecuador
English:
Gull-billed Tern [aranea or vanrossemi]
French:
Sterne hansel [aranea ou vanrossemi]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Gull-billed Tern [aranea or vanrossemi] ( Gelochelidon nilotica [aranea or vanrossemi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Gull-billed Tern [aranea or vanrossemi] ( Gelochelidon nilotica [aranea or vanrossemi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Gull-billed Tern [aranea or vanrossemi] ( Gelochelidon nilotica [aranea or vanrossemi])
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Gelochelidon nilotica aranea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Gelochelidon nilotica

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English: Gull-billed Tern [aranea or vanrossemi]
French: Sterne hansel (aranea), Sterne hansel [aranea ou vanrossemi]
Scientific: Gelochelidon nilotica [aranea or vanrossemi], Gelochelidon nilotica aranea

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