Anous Stephens 1826 (gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Synonym: Procelsterna Lafresnaye 1842

Parent taxon: Laridae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Olson 1975, Olson and James 1982 and Smith 2011

Sister taxa: Chlidonias, Chroicocephalus, Creagrus, Gaviota, Gelochelidon, Gygis, Halcyornis, Hydrocoloeus, Hydroprogne, Larinae, Larosterna, Larus, Leucophaeus, Limicolavis, Limosavis, Onychoprion, Pagophila, Pseudosterna, Rhodostethia, Rissa, Sterna, Sterninae, Sternula, Thalasseus, Xema

Subtaxa: Anous ceruleus Anous minutus Anous stolidus Anous tenuirostris

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), the Bahamas (1), Cook Islands (6), French Polynesia (2), Micronesia (4), Niue (7), Northern Mariana Islands (11), Pitcairn (11), Tonga (2), Venezuela (1)

Total: 46 collections including 65 occurrences

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