Chlidonias Rafinesque 1822 (gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Synonym: Hydrochelidon Boie

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

See also Hay 1902, Shufeldt 1891 and Smith 2011

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

Subtaxa: Chlidonias albostriatus Chlidonias niger

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), India (1), New Zealand (3), Spain (1), United States (2: Oregon)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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