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

Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Larus Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StercorariusBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Larus parasiticus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): tyvjo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Среден морелетник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: almindelig kjove sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kleine jager 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: Arctic skua; parasitic jaeger sources: Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.;Woehler E.J. (compiler) 2006. Species list prepared for SCAR/IUCN/BirdLife International Workshop on Antarctic Regional Seabird Populations, March 2005, Cambridge, UK.
 English-United States: Arctic Skua sources: Charles Hussey
 French: labbe parasite; stercoraire arctique 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.;De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 Gaelic: meirleach artach sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Meirleach Artach
 German: Schmarotzerraubmöwe; schmarotzer-Raubmöwe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 Greek: Γερακοληστόγλαρος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Icelandic: kjói sources: De Coninck, L. A. P. (1938): Scientific results of Prof. Dr. P. Van Oye's expedition in Iceland. II observations ornithologiques. Biol. Jb. Dodonaea 5: 234-264
 Irish: Meirleach Artach sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): חמסן טפיל sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: smailiauodegis plėšikas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: tyvjo sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 136
 Norwegian Nynorsk: tjuvjo sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 136
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): tjuvjo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: wydrzyk ostrosterny; wydrzyk pasożytny sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: короткохвостый поморник sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: bodičasta govnačka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: págalo parásito sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: kustlabb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: korsan marti; korsan martı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Поморник короткохвостий sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: sgiwen y Gogledd

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

basis of record

Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

additional source

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

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.

additional source

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

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.

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External Links

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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758). 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:137172

Drs Cees Roselaar. Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96915

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

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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