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

Gelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Sterna Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GelochelidonBrehm, 1830accepted genus name

Species group names

Sterna nilotica Gmelin, 1789 objective synonym
Sterna nilotica Gmelin, 1789 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: dallëndyshja sqeptrashë e detit 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): sandterne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Дебелоклюна рибарка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: sandterne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: lachstern 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: gull-billed tern sources: Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.
 English-United States: Gull-billed Tern sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Lachseeschwalbe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Γελογλάρονο sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): שחפית עבת-מקור sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: sterna zampenere sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: sandterne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: sandterne sources: Syst. Nat. 1 pt 2 p. 606
 Norwegian Nynorsk: sandterne sources: Syst. Nat. 1 pt 2 p. 606
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): sandterne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: черноносая крачка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: sandtärna sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: gulen sumru; gülen sumru sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Чорнодзьобий крячок sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: môr-wennol ylfinbraff

Literature

basis of record

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.

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

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Gelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789). 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:148798

Drs Cees Roselaar. Gelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin, 1789). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96951

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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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