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Sterna maxima

Sterna maxima (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Charadriiformes
Subordo: Lari
Familia: Sternidae
Genus: Sterna
Species: Sterna maxima
Subspecies: S. m. albididorsalis - S. m. maxima

Name

Sterna maxima Boddaert, 1783

Synonyms

* Thalasseus maxima
* Thalasseus maximus

Reference

Table des Planches Enluminéez d'Histoire Naturelle de M. D'Aubenton. p.58

Bridge, E. S.; Jones, A. W. & Baker, A. J. (2005): A phylogenetic framework for the terns (Sternini) inferred from mtDNA sequences: implications for taxonomy and plumage evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 35: 459–469. PDF fulltext

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Royal Tern
Nederlands: Koningsstern
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Kongeterne
Polski: Rybitwa królewska
Português: Trinta-réis-real

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