Taxon profile


Laridae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes

Other names

= gulls, terns and skimmers
= seagulls


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subfamily Larinae Rafinesque, 1815
subfamily Sterninae Vigors, 1825

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [811148be-ec69-4e94-b6ac-606585cf8c68]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Laridae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Laridae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Laridae Rafinesque 1815]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Laridae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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