Mew Gull - Larus canus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Larus canus
Author Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 176832
Common Names Spanish: Gaviota cana
English: Mew Gull
French: Goéland cendré
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Larus
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Larus canus brachyrhynchus
Subspecies: Larus canus canus
Subspecies: Larus canus heinei
Subspecies: Larus canus kamtschatschensis
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN176832
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)19,962
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets36
Year1972 - 2016
Latitude32.46 - 66.37
Longitude-139.66 - 24.34
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