Taxon profile


Onychoprion Wagler, 1832

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Laridae - gulls »  subfamily Sterninae

Scientific synonyms

Dipsaleon Gistel, 1848
Haliplana Wagler, 1832
Haliplanes Blasius, 1862
Melanosterna Blyth, 1846
Onichoprion Blyth, 1851
Planetis Wagler, 1832
Thalassipora Boie in Rüppell, 1845
Planetes Gistel, 1848

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Onychoprion aleuticus (S. F. Baird, 1869) - Aleutian Tern

Onychoprion aleuticus - Aleutian Tern

species Onychoprion anaethetus (Scopoli, 1786) - Bridled Tern

Onychoprion anaethetus - Bridled Tern

species Onychoprion fuscatus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Sooty Tern

Onychoprion fuscatus - Sooty Tern

species Onychoprion lunatus (Peale, 1848) - Grey-backed Tern

Onychoprion lunatus - Grey-backed Tern

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [e99a9fa8-c000-49dd-8840-a4225bb2ccf2]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Onychoprion Wagler, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Onychoprion Wagler, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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