Taxon profile


Thalasseus Boie, 1822

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

Scientific synonyms

Pelecanopis Giebel, 1877
Pelecanopus Wagler, 1832
Pelicanopus Hume, 1875
Thalaseus Gambel, 1849

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

species Thalasseus bengalensis (Lesson, 1831) - Lesser Crested-tern
species Thalasseus bergii (Lichtenstein, 1823) - Great Crested-tern

Thalasseus bergii - Great Crested-tern

species Thalasseus bernsteini (Schlegel, 1863) - Chinese Crested-tern
species Thalasseus elegans (Gambel, 1849) - Elegant Tern

Thalasseus elegans - Elegant Tern

species Thalasseus maximus (Boddaert, 1783) - Royal Tern

Thalasseus maximus - Royal Tern

species Thalasseus sandvicensis (Latham, 1787) - Sandwich Tern

Thalasseus sandvicensis - Sandwich Tern

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [818017c8-81e3-4255-a5f9-0171cff4e01f]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Thalasseus Boie, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Thalasseus Boie, F, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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