Sterna

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Sterna f

  1. (sensu lato) A taxonomic genus within the family Laridae – many terns including Sterna sensu stricto and others now placed in genera Onychoprion, Sternula, and Thalasseus.
  2. (sensu stricto) A taxonomic genus within the family Laridae – medium-sized white terns.
  3. (sensu stricto) A taxonomic genus within the family Sternidae.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276