Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Laridae > Genus Larus

Larus melanocephalus Temminck, 1820

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LarusLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: pulëbardha kokëzezë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): svartehavsmåke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: sorthovedet måge sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: zwartkopmeeuw sources: Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.
 English: Mediterranean; Mediterranean gull sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 English-United States: Mediterranean; Mediterranean Gull sources: Charles Hussey
 French: mouette mélanocéphale sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 German: Schwarzkopfmöwe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Μαυροκέφαλος γλάρος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): שחף שחור-ראש sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: gabbiano corallino sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: juodagalvis kiras sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: svartehavsmåke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: svartehavsmåke sources: Man. Orn. [Temminck] ed. 2 2 p. 777
 Norwegian Nynorsk: svartehavsmåse sources: Man. Orn. [Temminck] ed. 2 2 p. 777
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): svartehavsmåse sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: mewa czarnogłowa sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: pescăruşul cu cap negru sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: черноголовая чайка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: črnoglavi galeb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: gaviota cabecinegra sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: svarthuvad mås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: Akdeniz martısı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Мартин середземноморський sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwylan Môr y Canoldir

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

WoRMS (2011). Larus melanocephalus Temminck, 1820. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137147

Drs Cees Roselaar. Larus melanocephalus Temminck, 1820. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96926

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex I 2009This species is the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution, according to Annex I of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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