Antarctic Tern - Sterna vittata

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Sterna vittata
Author Gmelin, 1789
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 176920
Common Names English: Antarctic Tern
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Sterna
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Sterna vittata bethunei
Subspecies: Sterna vittata gaini
Subspecies: Sterna vittata georgiae
Subspecies: Sterna vittata tristanensis
Subspecies: Sterna vittata vittata
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN176920
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
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Status - Red List, IUCN
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)2,053
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets11
Year1940 - 2018
Latitude-74.50 - 49.67
Longitude-176.78 - 178.82
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