Kelp Gull - Larus dominicanus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Larus dominicanus
Author Lichtenstein, 1823
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 176849
Common Names Spanish: Gaviota dominicana
English: Kelp Gull
French: Goéland dominicain
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Larus
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Larus dominicanus austrinus
Subspecies: Larus dominicanus dominicanus
Subspecies: Larus dominicanus judithae
Subspecies: Larus dominicanus melisandae
Subspecies: Larus dominicanus vetula
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN176849
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
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Status - Red List, IUCN
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)18,953
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets28
Year1907 - 2018
Latitude-70.00 - 33.37
Longitude-177.95 - 178.82
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