Angel Tern - Gygis alba

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Gygis alba
Author (Sparrman, 1786)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 176954
Common Names English: White Tern
English: Angel Tern
French: Gygis blanche
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Gygis
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Gygis alba alba
Subspecies: Gygis alba candida
Subspecies: Gygis alba leucopes
Subspecies: Gygis alba microrhyncha
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN176954
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)1,516
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets6
Year1887 - 2015
Latitude-31.55 - 3.25
Longitude-179.93 - 179.99
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