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family

auks
Alcidae Leach, 1820

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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 18

genus Aethia Merrem, 1788
genus Alca Linnaeus, 1758
genus Alcodes Howard, 1968
genus Alle Link, 1806
genus Brachyramphus Brandt, 1837
genus Cepphus Pallas, 1769
genus Cerorhinca Bonaparte, 1828
genus Cyclorrhynchus Kaup, 1829
genus Fratercula Brisson, 1760
genus Hydrotherikornis Miller, 1931
genus Mancalla Lucas, 1901
genus Miocepphus Wetmore, 1940
genus Petralca Mlíkovský, 1987
genus Pinguinus Bonnaterre, 1791
genus Praemancalla Howard, 1966
genus Ptychoramphus Brandt, 1837
genus Synthliboramphus Brandt, 1837
genus Uria Brisson, 1760

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Alcidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Alcidae Leach, 1820]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Alcidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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extinct taxon