Large-billed Tern - Phaetusa simplex

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Phaetusa simplex
Author (Gmelin, 1789)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 176948
Common Names English: Large-billed Tern
French: Sterne à gros bec
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Phaetusa
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Phaetusa simplex chloropoda
Subspecies: Phaetusa simplex simplex
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN176948
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)147
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets1
Year1913 - 2013
Latitude5.75 - 6.89
Longitude-57.05 - -54.00
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